A common bedded sedimentary rock much used for building, composed largely of sand grains, mainly quartz, held together by silica, lime, etc.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Sandstone
Sandstone Sentence Examples
Much of the building material is a brown sandstone obtained from quarries only 3 m.
Good sandstone is quarried in the vicinity.
In the neighbourhood are large deposits of sandstone and lignite.
Goethite, limonite and haematite are found in New South Wales, at the junction of the Hawkesbury sandstone formation and the Wianamatta shale, near Nattai, and are enhanced in their value by their proximity to coal-beds.
An excellent glass sand is procured from crushed sandstone near Berkeley Springs, Morgan county.