Sedimentary Rocks.doc

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Department
Geography/Geology
Course
GEO 102
Professor
Maria Schmeckle
Semester
Spring

Description
1Sediments loose unconsolidated materialaRegolithiSoftbCan be transported and sortediPut pieces back together1Rock2SolidcCovers 85 of the earths surfaceiAre ON surface becausethat is where it is createddMaterialiSuch as1Gravel2Sand3Mud4LimeiiTransported by1Wind2Water3Ice4GravityiiiPrecipitated from solution1Deposits from organic origin2Coal3Coral reefseCreated byiThe weathering of rocks1Physical2ChemicaliiThe secretions of organisms or decomposition of organic matter1Clams2Snails3Coral4SpongesiiiChemical precipitation1Rock salt2Salty water aWater evaporates3Salts get put back together4CrystalshaliteaMineraliv The three ways that make up sediments to make sedimentary rocks2Sedimentary rockaHardbFormed by the accumulation and consolidation of sedimentcDifference between sediments and sedimentary rocks
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