Sandstone main content.


Part of Hall of Planet Earth.


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Sandstone is made of sand, which accumulates in rivers and along ocean shores where water moves fast enough to remove the finer particles. Sandstones can also be deposited by winds to form sand dunes. 

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For Educators

Topic: Minerals and Resources

Keywords: Geology, Sandstone, Sand

Audience: General