What is the density of sandstone

Rock density

rock ρmin [gcm-3] ρMax [gcm-3] source Rock pillar*
Quartzite 2,60 2,70 JS 3787
Chlorite shale 2,50 2,92 VNK 3502 Amphibolite 2,79 3,14 RC 3256
Eclogite 3,20 3,40 JS 3007
Orthogneiss 2,30 3,10 VNK 3298
Phyllite 2,60 2,83 JS 3613
Mica slate 2,73 3,19 RC 3205
Gneiss 2,50 2,95 JS 3466
marble 2,67 2,75 RC 3718 Mudstone1,302,30JS4445Sandstone2,002,80JS3652Greywacke2,672,70RC3787marl1,203,00VNK3408limestone1,552,75RC3718dolomite2,402,90JS3526plaster2,002,98VNK3431Anhydrite2,303,00VNK3408Halite2,102,20RC4647granite2,502,70JS3787Syenite2,552,70JS3787Diorite2,473,03VNK3374Gabbro2,503,30VNK3098Dunite2,983,76RC2719Peridotite2,863,30JS3098Pyroxenite2,883,40JS3007Rhyolite2,202,50JS4090basalt2,203,20JS3195Obsidian2,332,41RC4237tuff1,502,86VNK3575

* Height [m] for 0.1 GPa and ρMax [gcm-3]

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VNK: Kobranova, V.N. (1989) Petrophysics. MIR Publishers, Springer Verlag
RC: Carmichael, R.S. (1984) Handbook of physical properties of rocks, Vol. III. CRC Press, Florida
JS: Nice, J.H. (1996) Physical properties of rocks - fundamentals and principles of Petrophysics, in: Handbook of Geophysical Exploration, Seismic Exporation, Vol. 18. Helbig, K. & Treitel, S. (eds.)

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