Unformatted text preview: water system chemical substance weathering chemical alteration of mineral causing decomposition/radioactive decay in those minerals in rock bedRock the parent rock from which weathered regolith and soils develop geomorphology the science of landkind s - their origin, evolution, form and spatial distribution Table salt crystallization Dissolved mineral in the water grow watch glass as the water evaporates, and over time they exert a power strong enough to break up the rock as they grow and enlarge. Breakup of Carbonates weewee vapor and carbon paper dioxide react to form carbonic acid, which in turn dissolves many minerals, such as limestone regolith the happy chance -up rock'n'roll caused by the weathering of bedrock Karst topography is irregular hilly terrain in an area that is underlain by limestone -acid(rain) dissolve limestone sump , caves, stalagmites and stalagtites...
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- Geography, part of the mineral