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Metasandstone (39)

General Lithology:Metasandstone
Description:A metamorphic rock formed by the action of tectonic forces on sedimentary rock ( sandstone).
Representing:Sediment deposited during the Neoproterozoic Era, about 600 million years ago, and deformed during the building of the C
Where:Rockies south
Original location:Lake Louise, Alberta
Estimated mass (tonnes):4
Donor:Courtesy of Parks Canada