How Does Sandstone Form?


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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granite is not the kind of rock that would form into sandstone. sandstone is a sedimentary rock that is worn away by dirt and dust rubbing against it in the wind. Granite is not a
Sandstone can be turned into an igneous rock by being heated up.
Sandstone forms where sand is laid down and buried. Usually this happens offshore from river deltas, but desert dunes and beaches can leave sandstone beds in the geologic record too
It is formed by grains of salt being compacted together and cemented together. Source(s)
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Sandstone is a sedimentary rock formed by compacted, sand-sized minerals such as quartz or feldspar.
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