1403 Online Lab Sedimentary-1

1403 Online Lab Sedimentary-1 - BRANDON SMITH, 2/10/09 1403...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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. 4.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

1403 Online Lab Sedimentary-1 - BRANDON SMITH, 2/10/09 1403...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online