1403 Online Lab Sedimentary-1

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BRANDON SMITH, 2/10/09 1403 Online Lab Sedimentary Rocks Ch-4: P. 57-69 PLEASE CHOOSE A FONT COLOR OTHER THAN BLACK FOR YOUR ANSWERS Read pages 57-69 in your lab manual very carefully. Have your common rocks set available see sedimentary samples . Answer the following problems: 1. Define sedimentary rock: A rock formed by consolidated sediment deposited in layers. 2. To help you learn to recognize the principal textures of sedimentary rocks, sort the sedimentary samples into the following textural categories: Clastic: Sandstone, Conglomerate, Siltstone, Shale, Coal, Ironstone Biochemical/Chemical: Gypsum, Limestone, Chalk 3. What does ‘depositional environment’ or ‘environment of deposition’ refer to? Depositional Environment refers to how and under what conditions a particular kind of sedimentary rock formed. It is used to predict other important information that Geologists use, such as predicting where fossil fuels might be found.
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  • Fall '09
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  • Detrital Detrital Detrital Chemical Nonclastic Clastic Nonclastic Clastic Clastic Clastic Clastic Nonclastic, Clastic Clastic Clastic, Clastic Nonclastic Clastic, Clastic Clastic Nonclastic

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