Sandstone Photos                    
Cochise College
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Roger Weller, geology instructor                       

wellerr@cochise.edu

                   

Sandstone 
last edited:  1/5/16    number of photos: 58
Sandstone is made of sand grains cemented
together.
  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.

 

photos
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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Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.
copyright 2016-R.Weller

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