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Sandstone Sand"stone`, n. A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. Note: Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc. Flexible sandstone (Min.), the finer-grained variety of itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the lamination is quite flexible. Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone respectively, and the former name is still retained for the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used, some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology.


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- sandstone (sometimes known as arenite ) is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand -sized mineral s or rock grains .
- sydney sandstone is the common name for sydney basin hawkesbury sandstone, historically known as yellowblock, is a sedimentary rock named
- the old red sandstone is a british lithostratigraphic unit (a sequence of rock strata ) to which stratigraphers accord supergroup status
- sandstone is a city in pine county , minnesota , united states , along the kettle river . the population was 2,849 at the 2010 census
- jacobsville sandstone is a red sandstone formation , marked with light-colored streaks and spots, primarily found in northern upper
- millstone grit is the name given to any of a number of coarse-grained sandstone s of carboniferous age which occur in northern england .
- gritstone or grit is a hard, coarse-grained, siliceous sandstone . this term is especially applied to such sandstones that are quarried
- sandstone is a small town in the mid west region of western australia 157 kilometres east of mount magnet and 661 kilometres north of
- the dakota formation (also dakota sandstone and cockrum sandstone, more formally the dakota group) is a geologic formation composed of
- operation sandstone was a series of nuclear weapon tests in 1948. it was the third series of american tests, following trinity in 1945


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Argillaceous Ar`gil*la"ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. Argillaceous sandstone (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. Argillaceous iron ore, the clay ironstone. Argillaceous schist or state. See Argillite., Sandstone Sand"stone`, n. A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. Note: Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc. Flexible sandstone (Min.), the finer-grained variety of itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the lamination is quite flexible. Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone respectively, and the former name is still retained for the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used, some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology., Sandstone Sand"stone`, n. A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. Note: Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc. Flexible sandstone (Min.), the finer-grained variety of itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the lamination is quite flexible. Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone respectively, and the former name is still retained for the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used, some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology., Red horse. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any large American red fresh-water sucker, especially Moxostoma macrolepidotum and allied species. (b) See the Note under Drumfish. Red lead. (Chem) See under Lead, and Minium. Red-lead ore. (Min.) Same as Crocoite. Red liquor (Dyeing), a solution consisting essentially of aluminium acetate, used as a mordant in the fixation of dyestuffs on vegetable fiber; -- so called because used originally for red dyestuffs. Called also red mordant. Red maggot (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the wheat midge. Red manganese. (Min.) Same as Rhodochrosite. Red man, one of the American Indians; -- so called from his color. Red maple (Bot.), a species of maple (Acer rubrum). See Maple. Red mite. (Zo["o]l.) See Red spider, below. Red mulberry (Bot.), an American mulberry of a dark purple color (Morus rubra). Red mullet (Zo["o]l.), the surmullet. See Mullet. Red ocher (Min.), a soft earthy variety of hematite, of a reddish color. Red perch (Zo["o]l.), the rosefish. Red phosphorus. (Chem.) See under Phosphorus. Red pine (Bot.), an American species of pine (Pinus resinosa); -- so named from its reddish bark. Red precipitate. See under Precipitate. Red Republican (European Politics), originally, one who maintained extreme republican doctrines in France, -- because a red liberty cap was the badge of the party; an extreme radical in social reform. [Cant] Red ribbon, the ribbon of the Order of the Bath in England. Red sanders. (Bot.) See Sanders. Red sandstone. (Geol.) See under Sandstone. Red scale (Zo["o]l.), a scale insect (Aspidiotus aurantii) very injurious to the orange tree in California and Australia. Red silver (Min.), an ore of silver, of a ruby-red or reddish black color. It includes proustite, or light red silver, and pyrargyrite, or dark red silver. Red snapper (Zo["o]l.), a large fish (Lutlanus aya or Blackfordii) abundant in the Gulf of Mexico and about the Florida reefs. Red snow, snow colored by a mocroscopic unicellular alga (Protococcus nivalis) which produces large patches of scarlet on the snows of arctic or mountainous regions. Red softening (Med.) a form of cerebral softening in which the affected parts are red, -- a condition due either to infarction or inflammation. Red spider (Zo["o]l.), a very small web-spinning mite (Tetranychus telarius) which infests, and often destroys, plants of various kinds, especially those cultivated in houses and conservatories. It feeds mostly on the under side of the leaves, and causes them to turn yellow and die. The adult insects are usually pale red. Called also red mite. Red squirrel (Zo["o]l.), the chickaree. Red tape, the tape used in public offices for tying up documents, etc.; hence, official formality and delay., Sandstone Sand"stone`, n. A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. Note: Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc. Flexible sandstone (Min.), the finer-grained variety of itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the lamination is quite flexible. Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone respectively, and the former name is still retained for the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used, some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology.


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- sandston is a census-designated place (cdp) in henrico county , virginia , united states , near the state capital of richmond .
- richmond international airport ric , kric , ric is a joint civil-military public airport , in sandston , virginia , an unincorporated
- seven pines (and the seven pines national cemetery) are located in the unincorporated town of sandston in henrico county, virginia .
- census-designated places : sandston short pump tuckahoe wyndham other unincorporated communities : fair oaks varina there are no existing
- international airport , interstate 64 , and i-295 as it passes through the richmond suburbs of sandston and highland springs as a major highway.
- the greater richmond area is served by the richmond international airport ric , kric, located in nearby sandston , seven miles (11 km)
- bizerba engineered solutions is a new subsidiary located in sandston, virginia usa. milestones : bizerba usa, inc. is well known in the food
- in the church hill area, and in sandston at seven pines, where an unusual street configuration is attributed to the turning path of the
- the state highway continues through sandston , site of the battle of seven pines during the civil war . sr 33 splits into separate
- the convention took place at the doubletree inn at the richmond airport in sandston, virginia . ravencon 2007 was held april 27-29, 2007,



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Sandstone Sand"stone`, n. A rock made of sand more or less firmly united. Common or siliceous sandstone consists mainly of quartz sand. Note: Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc. Flexible sandstone (Min.), the finer-grained variety of itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the lamination is quite flexible. Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone respectively, and the former name is still retained for the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used, some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology.


Wiki for sandstones.

- sandstone (sometimes known as arenite ) is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand -sized mineral s or rock grains .
- sydney sandstone is the common name for sydney basin hawkesbury sandstone, historically known as yellowblock, is a sedimentary rock named
- the old red sandstone is a british lithostratigraphic unit (a sequence of rock strata ) to which stratigraphers accord supergroup status
- sandstone is a city in pine county , minnesota , united states , along the kettle river . the population was 2,849 at the 2010 census
- jacobsville sandstone is a red sandstone formation , marked with light-colored streaks and spots, primarily found in northern upper
- millstone grit is the name given to any of a number of coarse-grained sandstone s of carboniferous age which occur in northern england .
- gritstone or grit is a hard, coarse-grained, siliceous sandstone . this term is especially applied to such sandstones that are quarried
- sandstone is a small town in the mid west region of western australia 157 kilometres east of mount magnet and 661 kilometres north of
- the dakota formation (also dakota sandstone and cockrum sandstone, more formally the dakota group) is a geologic formation composed of
- operation sandstone was a series of nuclear weapon tests in 1948. it was the third series of american tests, following trinity in 1945