eolian calcarenite

   A terrestrial limestone formed by the cementation by carbonates of calcareous coastal dune sand. Often shorted to eolianite.
   Synonym: dune-limestone; aeolianite.
   Compare beachrock.

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • aeolianite —    See eolian calcarenite …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • dune limestone —    (Australian.) See eolian calcarenite …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • syngenetic karst —    1. Karst developed contemporaneously with the lithification of the formation, as in eolian calcarenite where lithification and karstification of dune sands may proceed simultaneously [10].    2. Karst landforms that developed upon young,… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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