Assn04K_E10

Assn04K_E10 - Name Student # Lab Time: 8 a.m. 1:50 p.m. No...

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Name Student # Lab Time: 8 a.m. 1:50 p.m. No lab (Please circle) GLY 2010 Assignment 4, Summer 2010 Write a brief response to the following questions based on the information provided in lecture, and in the textbook. Due at the beginning of the next class (6/2/10). Answers must be submitted on this form. Copies are not acceptable. If you need additional room, attach pages and staple them together. Be sure your name is on each page. HINT: A careful reading of the appropriate material in the text will make this assignment much easier. 1. What is the difference between a chemical and a detrital, or clastic, sedimentary rock? (1 point) Chemical sedimentary rocks form by precipitation from saturated solutions. Limestone is a good example. Detrital rocks are composed of broken fragments of preexisting rocks. Sandstone is a good example. 2. What does lithification mean? Name and describe two processes which lead to lithification of sediments. (3 points) Lithification literally means the creation of stone. Compaction
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course GLY 2010 taught by Professor Warburton during the Summer '07 term at FAU.

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