Sedimentary rocks

Darwan BArzani

Weathering

The breaking down and wearing away of rock.

Erosion

The movement of weathered materials by water, wind, or ice.

Deposition

The process in which materials eroded by water, wind, or ice are dropped in a new place.

Compaction

The consolidation of sediments resulting from the weight of overlying deposits.

Cementation

The binding together of particles or other things by cement.