How Does Sandstone Form?

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Sandstone is formed by grains of sand being compressed by the pressure of the surface above where it lies. Over time, the the pressure results in the grains of sand being fused together to form a stone.
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Sandstone is a sedimentary rock formed by compacted, sand-sized minerals such as quartz or feldspar.
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