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'''Sandstone''' is a type of rock found in ''[[Metroid Prime]]''. Sandstone is a sedimentary rock consisting of quartz [[sand]] held together by an adhesive agent such as calcium carbonate or silica. While resistant to natural erosion, it can easily be destroyed by a [[Charge Beam]], [[Morph Ball]] [[Bomb]], or [[Power Bomb]]. It is found commonly in the [[Chozo Ruins]]. It is similar to [[Talloric Alloy]] found throughout the series.
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'''Sandstone''' is a type of rock found in ''[[Metroid Prime]]''. In the real world, sandstone is a sedimentary rock consisting of quartz [[sand]] held together by an adhesive agent such as calcium carbonate or silica. While resistant to natural erosion, it can easily be destroyed by a [[Charge Beam]], [[Morph Ball]] [[Bomb]], or [[Power Bomb]]. It is found commonly in the [[Chozo Ruins]]. It is replaced with [[Talloric Alloy]] in the sequels to ''Prime''.
   
The first vital need for destruction of Sandstone is used to access the door to [[Flaahgra]] in the Chozo Ruins.
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The first vital need for destruction of Sandstone is to access to [[Flaahgra]] in the Chozo Ruins.
   
==Official website==
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==Official data==
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===Official ''Metroid Prime'' website===
 
''kreuger displacement: 54.265''<br />
 
''kreuger displacement: 54.265''<br />
 
''atomic weight: 46.872''<br />
 
''atomic weight: 46.872''<br />
 
''vacuum potential: 18.258''<br />
 
''vacuum potential: 18.258''<br />
 
''origin: Unknown''<br />
 
''origin: Unknown''<br />
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''"Sandstone is a [[Wikipedia:sedimentary rock|sedimentary rock]] consisting usually of [[Wikipedia:quartz|quartz]] sand held together by an adhesive agent such as [[Wikipedia:calcium carbonate|calcium carbonate]] or [[Wikipedia:Silicon dioxide|silica]]. Sandstone stands up well to natural erosion, but it can easily be destroyed by [[Bomb|focused energy blasts]]."''
   
''"Sandstone is a [[Wikipedia:sedimentary rock|sedimentary rock]] consisting usually of [[Wikipedia:quartz|quartz]] sand held together by an adhesive agent such as [[Wikipedia:calcium carbonate|calcium carbonate]] or [[Wikipedia:Silicon dioxide|silica]]. Sandstone stands up well to natural erosion, but it can easily be destroyed by [[Charge Beam|focused energy blasts]]."''
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===Scans===
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[[File:Ruined_Nursery_Sandstone_block_scan.jpg|thumb|250px|[[Ruined Nursery]] scan]]
==Scans==
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;[[Ruined Nursery]]/[[Arboretum]]
;[[Ruined Shrine (Chozo Ruins)]]:''"Multiple microscopic fractures found throughout Sandstone wall section."''
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:''"Structural weakness detected in <span style="color:red;">Sandstone</span> block."''
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;[[Ruined Shrine (Chozo Ruins)|Ruined Shrine]]
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:''"Multiple microscopic fractures found throughout <span style="color:red;">Sandstone</span> wall section."''
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;[[Energy Core Access]]
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:''"Structural weakness detected in <span style="color:red;">Sandstone</span> block's core."''
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;[[Gathering Hall (Chozo Ruins)|Gathering Hall]]
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:''"Structural weaknesses detected throughout <span style="color:red;">Sandstone</span> wall."''
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;[[Watery Hall]]
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:''"Unidentifiable obstruction approximately 1 meter wide blocks the hole."''
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;[[Burn Dome]]
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:''"Structural weaknesses detected throughout wall."''
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;[[Lava Lake]]
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:''"Stress fractures can be seen all throughout this <span style="color:red;">Sandstone</span> wall."''
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;[[Tallon Canyon]]
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:''"Stress fractures can be detected throughout the surface of this <span style="color:red;">Sandstone</span> wall."''
   
 
==Real-world etymology==
 
==Real-world etymology==
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
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File:Lava_lake_sandtone_wall_scan_dolphin_hd.jpg|[[Lava Lake]] scan
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File:Tallon_canyon_sandstone_scan_dolphin_hd.jpg|[[Tallon Canyon]] scan
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File:Tallon_canyon_sandstone_morph_ball_bomb.jpg|Samus destroys a Sandstone block in Tallon Canyon.
 
File:MetsiteSandEs.PNG|Emissions Spectra
 
File:MetsiteSandEs.PNG|Emissions Spectra
 
File:MetsiteSandPcg.PNG|Power Curve Graph
 
File:MetsiteSandPcg.PNG|Power Curve Graph

Latest revision as of 19:29, April 20, 2014

MetsiteSand

Sandstone is a type of rock found in Metroid Prime. In the real world, sandstone is a sedimentary rock consisting of quartz sand held together by an adhesive agent such as calcium carbonate or silica. While resistant to natural erosion, it can easily be destroyed by a Charge Beam, Morph Ball Bomb, or Power Bomb. It is found commonly in the Chozo Ruins. It is replaced with Talloric Alloy in the sequels to Prime.

The first vital need for destruction of Sandstone is to access to Flaahgra in the Chozo Ruins.

Official dataEdit

Official Metroid Prime websiteEdit

kreuger displacement: 54.265
atomic weight: 46.872
vacuum potential: 18.258
origin: Unknown
"Sandstone is a sedimentary rock consisting usually of quartz sand held together by an adhesive agent such as calcium carbonate or silica. Sandstone stands up well to natural erosion, but it can easily be destroyed by focused energy blasts."

ScansEdit

Ruined Nursery Sandstone block scan

Ruined Nursery scan

Ruined Nursery/Arboretum
"Structural weakness detected in Sandstone block."
Ruined Shrine
"Multiple microscopic fractures found throughout Sandstone wall section."
Energy Core Access
"Structural weakness detected in Sandstone block's core."
Gathering Hall
"Structural weaknesses detected throughout Sandstone wall."
Watery Hall
"Unidentifiable obstruction approximately 1 meter wide blocks the hole."
Burn Dome
"Structural weaknesses detected throughout wall."
Lava Lake
"Stress fractures can be seen all throughout this Sandstone wall."
Tallon Canyon
"Stress fractures can be detected throughout the surface of this Sandstone wall."

Real-world etymologyEdit

Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-size mineral or rock grains.

GalleryEdit

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