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Unformatted text preview: Clay minerals + Iron oxide minerals + stuff in solution o New minerals (mostly clay), stuff in solution How to make a sedimentary rock: Weathering Erosion Transportation Deposition Lithification What are the agents between erosion and transportation? o Water o Wind o Glaciers Deposition has o Layering Lithification(2): o Cementation Cement Calcite Quartz CaCO 3 o Iron oxide Minerals Classification of Sedimentary Rocks: Detrital/Clastic Sediments/Sedimentary Rocks Sediment Rock Boulders Pebbles Gravel Sand (mostly quartz) Conglomerate Sandstone...
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