Translation of sandstone in Spanish:

sandstone

arenisca, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈsan(d)stəʊn//ˈsæn(d)ˌstoʊn/

noun

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    arenisca feminine
    • On his forearm was a black coloured sandstone wrist-guard, or bracer.
    • Hydrogen sulfide often is present in wells drilled in shale or sandstone, or near coal or peat deposits or oil fields.
    • The desertscape, with its gateway at Jodhpur, is a blend of browns, creams and reds; sand and sandstone.
    • Higher, steeper slopes of the Vosges have thin topsoil, with subsoils of weathered gneiss, granite, sandstone, schist, and volcanic sediments.
    • Just ahead, he must pass between a yellow peak of sandstone, and a reddish one, perhaps containing iron ore like the stones used in the Krelling forge.
    • These are relatively soft rocks with a distinctive brick red colour and are composed mainly of sandstone and mudstone.
    • Majestic figures appear as if by magic from blocks of apple wood, hawthorn, sandstone, limestone, bronze and marble.
    • ‘Nothing looks worse than the wrong material in the wrong place, say a yellow sandstone wall in a limestone area,’ he says.
    • Different stones require different approaches: thus limestone and sandstone are relatively soft stones which can be easily carved and have softer contours.
    • The outer walls are striking with their elegant green and red and yellow sandstone, and the whole is as Italian and un-Gothic as any building in Italy.
    • The coastline to their right was an endless sea of sand and tan-coloured sandstone.
    • The lithology of the bedrock can vary from basalt to sandstone and various carbonate rocks, but most caves form through the dissolution of limestone.
    • The plaque is made from fine grained sandstone, probably derived from a skerry bed in local Mercia mudstone deposits.
    • There are two rock gardens, limestone and sandstone, a scented garden, a stream garden, a woodland garden, a bog garden and a dry garden.
    • Geologically, this ecozone is primarily horizontally layered sedimentary rock; limestone, shale, and sandstone.
    • The miles of sand, and yellowed sandstone passed by him like a sea of golden-yellow waves.
    • Made of sand-like quartz, sandstone comes in a variety of colors.
    • Riders maneuver through a wilderness of rough terrain, brilliant sandstone formations, sand dunes, and wildlife.
    • Today he was sporting a relaxed suit of sandstone brown, with blinding white shirt underneath his jacket.
    • I have used granite, sandstone and quartz type rocks and am continually placing rocks in various parts of the gardens to harness energies.