Sedimentary Rock

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    Sedimentary Rock Practice Test

    If necessary, review: Sedimentary Rock Formation Help Types of Sedimentary ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Types of Sedimentary Rock Help

    Types Of Sedimentary Rocks Unlike igneous rock, most sedimentary rocks have a fine-grained texture. Since a lot of the reason they have layered or settled in one place is due to water or wind, the particles of sediment are usually small and fine.

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks Help

    Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks Carbonate rocks all have carbon-related compounds in their composition. The two most important minerals found in carbonate rocks are: Calcite (CaCO 3 ) ...

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    Siliceous Rocks Help

    Siliceous Rocks This type of sedimentary rock is commonly formed from silica-secreting organisms such as diatoms , radiolarians , or some types of sponges. It is most commonly called diatomaceous earth . Many expert ...

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    Sedimentary Stratification Help

    Sedimentary Stratification We saw how sedimentary layers can gather in one location, as a result of natural processes such as waves, currents, drying, and wind, when we looked at different stratas. Geologists ...

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    Sedimentary Environments Help

    Sedimentary Environments Sedimentary environments are places where sediments collect and sedimentary rocks form. They can be grouped into three main areas: terrestrial (land), marine, and transitional (border) environments.

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