bituminous sandstone

bituminous sandstone

[bī′tü·mə·nəs ′sand‚stōn]
(petrology)
A sandstone containing bituminous matter.
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Spring bituminous sandstone deposit in southern Uintah County, Utah on our Utah Oil Sands Prospect.
Our land position in the Asphalt Ridge area is of a size where it makes economic sense to commence recovery of the bituminous sandstone deposits contained in the oil sands," said Jim Whiteside, President of Oil Sands Development at Wentworth Energy.
The Asphalt Ridge Tar Sands Project is located within the largest bituminous sandstone deposit in the Unita Basin," Whiteside noted.
The targeted oil sands project is located within the largest bituminous sandstone deposit in the prolific Unita Basin.