10F_ReviewQ_Exam3 - Review questions Exam iii Sedimentary...

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Review questions Exam iii Sedimentary Rocks What is weathering? How does weathering differ from erosion? What are the two types of weathering? What is the difference? What is a detrital (clastic) sedimentary rock? What is a chemical sedimentary rock? By what characteristic are detrital rocks classified? What are the three main types of detrital sedimentary rocks (using this classification)? What is the name of a rock composed of sand-sized particles? What does the roundness (or angularity) of sand (or larger) grains tell you about the duration of transport? What is a conglomerate? What type of environment would you expect to find one forming? How does energy (of wind or water) determine what type of detrital sedimentary rock forms? How do loose unconsolidated grains (sediment) turn into solid sedimentary rocks? What is cementation? What is compaction? What is an evaporite? How do evaporite deposits form? What is a limestone made of?
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