Sandstone

Title

Sandstone

Alternative Title

Fine Sandstone

Identifier

FM-10

Description

Sandstone with ripple marks and cross bedding and strong flute casts along surface indicating mid-high energy. Poorly sorted coarse sandstone with ripple marks, cross bedding and strong flute casts, as well as small pebbles that vary from angular to rounded.

Thin Section: Fine (.3-.1 mm) poorly sorted grains of quartz, feldspars, and pyroxenes, varying from angular to sub rounded, closely packed in a mud matrix where applicable.

Date

Oct., 11, 2013

Contributor

Western Minerals, lnc.

Spatial Coverage

Renggloch, Germany

Temporal Coverage

Mesozoic

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Geolocation