Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring

Rock Name: Sandstone

Composition: A sedimentary rock consisting of cemented grains of quartz.

Nomenclature: Named after the sand-sized grains of quartz of which the rock is composed.

Industrial Uses: Building stone, ornamental stone.

Additional Notes: Many varieties of sandstone exist. The varieties are distinguished by variations in color and texture. Some varieties are composed of feldspar or glauconite grains rather than quartz.

Algeria : Scott 1029 : 3 dinar : 1994

Gres lite erode (sandstone)

Algeria : Scott 1031 : 10 dinar : 1994

Marne a turitella (sandstone)