last edited: 5/15/13 number of photos: 56
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.
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
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, orthoquartzite: A B
sandstone, pebbles: A B C D
sandstone, broken pebble: A
sandstone, pink: A
sandstone, brown: A B
sandstone with cross bedding: A B C
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