S10. Sandstone - Lithic greywacke
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Lithic Greywacke  - Moderately sorted, green feldspathic sandstone. 45% qtz, 30% kspar, 40% plag, 2 % opaques, 8 % chlorite, trace carbonate. Nearly all monocryst quartz. Turbiditic origin. 

 

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Lettergesh Formation, Co Galway, Ireland
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Moderate
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Silurian
Ma = Millions of years ago
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