Difference between revisions of "Friable"

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http://www.geomore.com/images/sandstone_friable.jpg<br><br>
 
http://www.geomore.com/images/sandstone_friable.jpg<br><br>
This photo demonstrate how many sandstones are "friable."  This means that the grains are not well-cemented to each other.  They can be broken apart in your hands.<br>
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Friable grains are not well-cemented to each other and can be broken apart in your hands.<br>
 
Source: http://www.geomore.com/sandstones.htm<br><br>
 
Source: http://www.geomore.com/sandstones.htm<br><br>

Latest revision as of 14:21, 28 July 2008


1. Easily crumbled in the fingers; non-plastic.

sandstone_friable.jpg

Friable grains are not well-cemented to each other and can be broken apart in your hands.
Source: http://www.geomore.com/sandstones.htm