Sedimentary rock composed of sand-sized clasts.
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a clastic sedimentary rock that is lithified sand.
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A clastic rock composed of sand-sized grains, i.e. between 0.625 and 2mm. The term usually implies a quartz rich composition, although this is not strictly necessary.
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- a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)
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This is a sedimentary rock. The sandstone in the Knockan Crag area is known as Torridonian sandstones, named after the village of Torridon south of Ullapool, which is surrounded by mountains formed from this red rock. They are about 1000 million years old. Their red colour tells us that the rock was deposited on land not under the sea, as the iron
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a sedimentary rock composed of individual mineral grains of rock fragments between 1/16 and 2 millimeters in diameter and cemented together by silica, calcite, iron oxide, and so forth. Sandstone is commonly porous and permeable and therefore a likely type of rock in which to find a petroleum reservoir.
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Sandstone is known as a sedimentary rock because of it layers. Sandstone is a rock that is composed mainly of grains of sand that are cemented together by mineral materials. Sandstone is mainly used for buildings.
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a rock formed from sand or quartz particles cemented together with clay, calcium carbonate and iron oxide.
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A common type of building stone. Most sandstones are 'freestones', that is, they can be cut into blocks without any very obvious grain. Some sandstones are soft, and decay rapidly, others can be very hard. Cream-coloured sandstones were formed under water, and many of the red sandstones show evidence of having been formed of windblown material. Whe
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A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. » Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic
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A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. ... Different names are aplied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc. ... <chemical> Flexible sandstone, the finer-grained variety of itacolumite, which on account
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a sedimentary rock consisting of sand consolidated with some cement (clay or quartz etc.)
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• (n.) A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand.
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lithified accumulation of sand-sized grains (0.063 to 2 mm [0.0025 to 0.08 inch] in diameter). It is the second most common sedimentary rock after ... [16 related articles]
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Sandstone (sometimes known as arenite) is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains. Most sandstone is composed of quartz and/or feldspar because these are the most common minerals in the Earth`s crust. Like sand, sandstone may be any colour, but the most common colours are tan, brown, yellow, red, gray, pin.
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A type of sedimentary rock that contains a large quantity of weathered quartz grains.
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A sedimentary rock consisting of quartz sand united by some cementing material, such as iron oxide or calcium carbonate.
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Sandstone. Credit: Mineral Information Institute Variously colored sedimentary rock composed mainly of sandlike quartz grains cemented by calcite (calcareous sandstone), clay, or iron oxide (ferruginous sandstone). The sand accumulated originally underwater in shallow seas or lakes, or on the g...
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sandstone, sedimentary rock formed by the cementing together of grains of sand. The usual cementing material in sandstone is calcium carbonate, iron oxides, or silica, and the hardness of sandstone varies according to the character of the cementing material; quartz sandstones cemented with quartz ar...
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Sandstone is a common sedimentary rock made up of tiny grains of quartz held together by a type of cement. Sandstone is produced by sand which has been deposited and cement precipitated between the grains by groundwater percolating through it. The most common cements are calcium carbonate, silica and iron oxide. Sandstone is an important building m
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Sedimentary rocks formed from the consolidation of sand, with sand-sized grains (0.0625–2 mm/0.0025–0.08 in) in a matrix or cement. Their principal component is quartz. Sandstones are commonly permeable and porous, and may form freshwater aquifers. They are mainly used as building ...
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a sedimentary rock with more than 50% of sand-sized grains of minerals or rock. Can have a silt or clay matrix or a carbonate cementing the grains together.
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hardness and colour vary: may fracture or be too hard to carve easily, depending on the amount of quartz contained
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Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-size mineral or rock grains. Sandstone may also refer to: ==Place names== ==Other uses== ...
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Made by crafting four sand blocks in a crafting grid. This block retains the similar look of sand while making it more durable and it will not fall like a regular sand block.
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