List of sandstones

Obernkirchen Sandstone

This is a list of types of sandstone that have been or are used economically as natural stone for building and other commercial or artistic purposes.

Trans-regional

(across state borders)

  • Cornbrash Sandstone: North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony
  • Elbe Sandstone: Germany (Saxony) and the Czech Republic
  • Red Main Sandstone: Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria
  • Wealden Sandstone: Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia

Australia

University of Sydney built from Hawkesbury Sandstone

Belgium

Canada

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Devonian Sandstone at Suur Taevaskoda, Põlva County, Estonia

France

Germany

Bavaria

Adams Gate at Bamberg Cathedral made of Burgpreppach Sandstone
Quarry in Worzeldorf (Nuremberg)
  • Abtswind Sandstone: on the Friedrichsberg near Abtswind
  • Burgpreppach Sandstone: Burgpreppach
  • Gnodstadt Sandstone: Gnodstadt near Ochsenfurt
  • Ihrlerstein Green Sandstone: Ihrlerstein near Kelheim
  • Sand Sandstone: Sand am Main
  • Trebgast Sandstone: Trebgast
  • Worzeldorf Sandstone: Worzeldorf near Nuremberg

Baden-Württemberg

Hessen

Lower Saxony

North Rhine –Westphalia

Coat of arms of the town of Anröchte made of Anröchte Stone

Rheinland-Pfalz

  • Kordel Sandstone Kordel
  • Leistadt Sandstone: Leistadt
  • Neustadt-Haardt Sandstone: Neustadt an der Weinstraße
  • Schweinstal Sandstone: Schopp
  • Udelfangen Sandstone: Udelfangen
  • Flonheim Sandstone: Flonheim
  • Obersulzbach Sandstone: Obersulzbach

Saarland

  • Britten Sandstone: near Britten

Saxony

Dresden's Zwinger Palace, made of Cotta Sandstone

Elbe sandstones:

Saxony-Anhalt

  • Nebra Sandstone: Nebra
  • Siebigerode Sandstone: Siebigerode
  • Ummendorf Sandstone: Ummendorf

Thuringia

Hungary

  • Hárshegy Sandstone Formation: near Budapest[1]

India

Israel/Palestine

Italy

Lesotho

  • White City Sandstone, near Maseru

Pakistan

Poland

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

South Africa

Těšínský sandstone quarry (Goulda Sandstone)

United Kingdom

Horsham Stone

England

Wales

United States

The Three Gossips tower in Arches National Park is Entrada Sandstone of the Colorado Plateau

See also

References

  1. ^ Gábor, Mezősi (2016). The Physical Geography of Hungary. Springer. p. 21. ISBN 9783319451831.
  2. ^ Bulletin, Issue 25. Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. 1912. p. 25.
  3. ^ "Jacobsville sandstone". Ohio State University. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011.
  4. ^ Smock, John (1888). "Building Stone in the State of New York" (PDF). Bulletin of the New York State Museum. 3: 16.
  5. ^ Sego, Mickey. "Berea Grit Sandstone". Berea Historical Society. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "Ohio Sandstone". Brooklyn.CUNY.edu. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  7. ^ "Bluestone Rock/Village". Bluestone Heights. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
  8. ^ Larick, Roy. "Bluestone Heights: Nature and History of Place". Shore Cultural Center. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
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