Geol 101 Sedimenary Rocks

Geol 101 Sedimenary Rocks - Geol 101 Sedimentary Rocks...

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Geol 101 Sedimentary Rocks 25/10/2007 13:12:00 Steps to sediment Weathering Erosion Deposition o Continental shelves, lake basins Erosion (transport): Water, Ice, Wind, Gravity Sediment Features Stratification: Layers of Sediment Bed (stratum) is distinct Mm – km scale Sediment Types Clastic: o Fragments of rock debris Sand and Clay Chemical: o Precipitates from solution
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Olinsky during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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