A greenish kind of sandstone, often loosely consolidated.
More example sentences
- The sample was taken from a thin limestone lens with phosphatic oolites within the phosphatic greensand.
- Use additions of mineral-rich materials such as rock phosphate or greensand to tailor the nutrients in your compost to match the needs of your soil and plants.
- They lie on a fault line created by a seam of greensand, which runs for 200 miles from Lyme Regis to the Wash, taking in the edge of the Bowood Estate.
Definition of greensand in:
- The British & World English dictionary