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GEOL 1307 Physical Geology Exercise #6 Sedimentary Rocks
Sedimentation Sediment Formation Mechanical and Chemical Weathering Sediment Transport Water, Ice, Wind and Gravity Sediment Deposition Environment of Deposition
Non-marine Terrigenous Lacustrine Marine Littoral Pelagic Transitional
Clastic Sedimentary Rocks Sorting Grain Size Boulders Pebbles Sand Silt Clay Rounding
Classification by Grain Size Unsorted Conglomerate Breccia Sorted Quartz Sandstone Arkose Graywacke Siltstone Shale
BioClastic Sedimentary Rocks Micritic Limestone Pelletal Limestone Oolitic Limestone Chalk Fossiliferous Limestone Coquina
Chemical Sedimentary Rocks Precipitates Limestone Dolomite Travertine Chert Evaporites Gypsum Halite
Other Compositions Siliceous Sedimentary Rocks Dolomite Coal
Sedimentary Structures Cross-Stratification Graded Bedding Ripple-Marks Mud Cracks
Lecture 8 All the rivers run to the sea, yet the sea is not full: unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again. - Ecclesiastes.
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AIM: How are Sedimentary Rocks Formed?
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