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Sandstone

Scope note

A consolidated sedimentary rock, consisting of sand grains united with a natural cementing material; the most common sand in sandstone contains quartz, with considerable feldspar, lime, mica, and clayey matter.

This term has 75 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300011376

Narrower Terms used

<sandstone by composition>

Created

11yrs ago

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