Sandstone Photos                    
Cochise College
Photos of Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
Geology Home Page
Roger Weller, geology instructor               


last edited:  1/5/16    number of photos: 58
Sandstone is made of sand grains cemented
  The most common forms of cement are silica                           
(quartz) and lime (calcite). 
The sand grains may be any type of mineral, but quartz
is by far the most common.


sandstone, argillaceous:  A  B
sandstone, arkose:  A  B  C  D
sandstone, banded:  A  B  C  D
sandstone, bioclastic:  A  B  C  D
sandstone, bituminous:  A  B
sandstone, coarse grained:  A  B  C  D  E  F
sandstone, quartz sandstone:  A  B  C  D  E
sandstone, flagstone:  A  B
sandstone, glauconitic:  A  B
sandstone, gray:  A  B

sandstone, graywacke:  A  B  C  D  E

sandstone, micaceous:  A  B                                                            
sandstone, orthoquartzite:  A  B
sandstone, pebbles:  A  B  C  D

sandstone, broken pebble:  A

sandstone, pink:  A 

sandstone, brown:  A  B

sandstone, red:  A  B  C  D 
sandstone with cross bedding:  A  B  C 


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