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Definition of Sandstone
SandstoneSandstone Sand"stone`, n.
A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or
siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand.
Note: Different names are applied to the various kinds of
sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic,
argillaceous, micaceous, etc.
Flexible sandstone (Min.), the finer-grained variety of
itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the
lamination is quite flexible.
Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of
British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one
below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were
formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone
respectively, and the former name is still retained for
the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian
age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used,
some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the
remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology.
Meaning of Sandstone from wikipedia
is a clastic sedimentary
rock composed mainly
of sand-sized (0.0625 to 2 mm) mineral particles
or rock fragments. Most sandstone
- Red Sandstone
to: Sandstone appearing
red due to the inclusion
of iron oxides
(hematite) Old Red Sandstone
, a British lithostratigraphic
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Tri****ic-Jur****ic sandstone which
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material. The term is also used in the United States
Peak, also known
Allen, is a mountain
County, California, and the highest summit
in the Santa Monica Mountains
with an elevation...
- The sandstone shrikethrush
(Colluricincla woodwardi) is a species
of bird in the family
Pachycephalidae. It is endemic
to Australia. Alternate names
- The sandstone universities
are an informally defined group comprising
Australia's oldest tertiary education
institutions. Most were founded
in the colonial...
- Navajo Sandstone
is a geological formation
in the Glen Canyon Group
that is spread across
the U.S. states
- to be confused
with Laurasia, – the Old Red Continent
or the Old Red Sandstone
Continent) was a minor supercontinent created
in the Devonian
as the result...
Gold Mine, a gold mine in Western
Australia. Canada Sandstone
Valley, Calgary United States Sandstone Charter
Township, Michigan Sandstone
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