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)