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  Outline 7 2/17/03   Diagenesis  - Changing a loose sediment into a hard sedimentary                   rock  - involves both physical and chemical changes                 - Burial and compaction  of sediments                 - Cementation  of grains                 - Dissolution  of grains, other chemical reactions   Unconformities  - large breaks in the sedimentary rock record      Bedding plane           Diastem           Unconformity     (Ecologic time)     (Short Geol. Time)   (Long Geol. Time) Types  of unconformities and features:      Nonconformity  - Sed. over Ign. or Meta. rock (often basement)           (usually has very large time loss, new transgression)
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course GEO 404c taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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