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clastic sandstone more like this
sandy rock more like this
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narrower clastic_sandstone original original
narrower clastic_sandstone original
definition Clastic sedimentary rock in which less than 30 percent of particles are greater than 2 mm in diameter (gravel) and the sand to mud ratio is at least 1. more like this
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broader clastic_sandstone original original
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note Note this category is equivalent to cagetory labeled 'sandy rock' in SLTTs (2004), not to the much more restricted category labeled 'Sandstone' in that system. more like this
source SLTTs 2004; Neuendorf et al. 2005; particle size from Wentworth grade scale more like this
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in scheme simplelithology original
is primary topic of clastic_sandstone