Desert Sandstone (1kg)
A Triassic red millet seed sandstone of aeolian desert origin. Samples come from Penrith, Cumbria and are supplied by weight.
This desert sandstone is from the Triassic. Approximately 200 Ma. It belongs to the group of rocks known as the New Red Sandstone which date from the Permian (280 Ma) into the Triassic. The sandstones are composed solely of speroidal (millet seed) quartz grains with an iron oxide cement, haematite. This product is supplied in a lots of 1kg and comes in a polythene bag with an information label.