The Formation of Sedimentary Rock

By Ajay Bulusu

Sedimentary rocks

  1. conglomerate
  2. breccia
  3. sandstone
  4. siltstone
  5. shale
  6. limestone
  7. gypsum
  8. dolomite
  9. salt
  10. chert
  11. coal
  12. amber
  13. halite
  14. selimite
  15. chert
  16. agate
  17. chalk
  18. rock salt
  19. bindaas coal

The Grand Canyon South rim with layers

Definitions

Sedimantry Rocks

    Are types of rock that are formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.


Weathering

wear away or change the appearance or texture of something by long exposure to the air

Eroison

the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.

Deposition

The movement of material from one place to another

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