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Estuarine Sandstone (1kg)

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A fine grained sandstone formed in estuarine (river mouth) conditions, composed of fine quartz and mica. Available by weight in 1 kilo bags with an information label.

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Estuarine sandstone as the name implies was laid down as fine cross bedded deposits at the mouths of rivers. Occasional marine incursions are evident from fossils & ripple bedding. Some of the fine beds are peppered with mica flakes. This example is from the Carboniferous of Derbyshire. Samples come by weight in bags of 1 kilo, sizes will vary.

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Weight 1100 g

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