pebbly sandstone

pebbly sandstone

[′peb·lē ′san‚stōn]
(geology)
A sandstone that contains 10-20% pebbles.
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The stone is a pebbly sandstone from the area Blausee-Mitholz.
On Catons Island, similar fine-grained, maroon and grey green, micaceous sandstone and siltstone, maroon pebbly sandstone and conglomerate are in faulted contact with Cambrian rocks of the Saint John Group.
5 million) by indicating significant gold mineralization is hosted by sheared and mylonitic, predominantly fine-grained turbidites and manganiferous phyllites, with minor intercalated pebbly sandstones and pyroclastic rocks.