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Time2 - Sedimentary Rocks Erosion Transport Deposition...

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Sedimentary Rocks Erosion Transport Deposition Lithification Clastic Sedimentary Rx – from broken pieces Chemical Sedimentary RX – from dissolved stuff Biochemical Sedimentary Rx – from dissolved stuff
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Clastic Sedimentary Rocks – pieces of mins (quartz, feldspars, mica, etc.) & clay gravel conglomerate sands sandstone silt siltstone clay shale, mudstone Sizes sorted by transportation
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Chemical Sedimentary Rocks Evaporites – Halite, Gypsum Biochemical Sedimentary Rocks Limestone - Calcite Chalk - Calcite Chert - Quartz
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Group PRS In which group of sedimentary rocks do most of the weathering products of most felsic (rhyolitic) rocks end up? A. Clastic B. Chemical C. Biochemical
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Metamorphic Rocks – heat and pressure alters other rx Heat and pressure can come from burial or contact – cause minerals to grow, recrystallize, or change into new mineral. Name of MM rock depends on texture and minerals in it. Minerals depend on protolith and amount of temp & press Contact MM – due to igneous contact
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