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pure sandstone = 10 ohm pure shale = 5 ohm

Basalt. Shale, Sandstone, and Limestone are all sedimentary rocks

Shale forms in layers of sandstone or lime.


No. Shale forms from clay and silt, which are much finer than the sand that forms sandstone.

shale is metamorphic, which means time, pressure and temperature has altered it. Sandstone is sedimentary which means it was formed under water. generally sandstone is younder.

Because shale and sandstone don't let water pass them, but conglomerate does

Because sandstone has wider particles than shale and this let's the water through.

Sandstone will typically have larger grain size than shale (sand sized particles versus silt and clay sized particles).

THE DIFFERENCE IS THAT CLAY IS MOIST, SOFT, AND SMOOTH. SHALE IS rock of fissile or laminated structure .

No, shale is to clay what sandstone is to sand. In other words, it is a sedimentary rock.

Shale largely consists of overlapping platy clay minerals which makes it fairly impermeable. With sandstones rounded grain texture, the gaps between the grains make it permeable.Because sandstone has wider particles than shale and this let's the water through.

Sandstone, Limestone, and Shale

Sandstone, limestone, shale.

gypsum,sandstone and shale


sandstone, limestone, shale

Clay is the mineral,where as shale is a rock which contains clay minerals

sandstone can bend, and twist like wire, small grained sandstone can turn into shale, large grained sandstone can turn into conglomerate

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