Sedimentary Rocks

How sedimentary rocks are formed

Sedimentary Rocks

1. limestone

2.sandstone

3. chalk

4.agate

5. shale

6.chert

7. conglomerate

8 .amber

9. rock salt

10. coal

11. siltstone

Sedimentary Rocks

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

Sedimentation

Is the collective name for processes that cause mineral and/or organic particles to settle and accumalate or minerals to precipate from a solution.

Compaction

Is the process of applying energy to loose soil to consolidate it and remove any voids,thereby increasing the density and consequently its load-bearing capacity.

Cementation

The binding together of particals or other things by cement.

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Caitlyn Tate #19