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Department
Earth Science
Course
ERS120H5
Professor
Lindsay Schoenbohm
Semester
Winter

Description
Sedimentary Rocks : Clastic, Biochemical, Organic, Chemical Clastic • Weathering (breakdown of rock) and erosion (removal of broken down material)  transportation (dispersal of solid particles and ions by gravity, wind, water and ice)  disposition (settling out of transporting fluid)  lithification (transform into solid rock) • Clast size o when close to source – tend to have coarse sediments (aka gravel) – coarse, pebble, and pea o Reduce size of clast thru transport o Slit (0.004 – 0.06) o Clay (course and fine – 0.004m) • Higher transport = smaller rocks Clast shape: angularity  s
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