ES Chapter 6 Section 3

ES Chapter 6 Section 3 - Chapter6Section3 SedimentaryRock...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
    Chapter 6 Section 3 Sedimentary Rock
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Formation Sediment (small particles of sand, clay,  or pebbles) get cemented together.
Background image of page 2
Cementation Natural cements are carried in the  ground water: Silica, from quartz Calcium carbonate, from calcite Iron oxides
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Cementation Cement used concrete is powdered  limestone!  (a sedimentary rock)
Background image of page 4
Sediments Three types of sediments:   Clastic sediments Chemical sediments Organic sediments
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Clastic Sediments Made from weathered rock or mineral  fragments. Classified by size (texture): Clay – small sized Sand – medium sized Pebble – large sized
Background image of page 6
Clastic Sementary Rocks conglomerate (rounded fragments) (p.  200) Pebble sized fragments (2 mm or more)
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Sandstone:  Made of sand-sized  particles, usually quartz. Surface feels like sandpaper.
Background image of page 8
Image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 15

ES Chapter 6 Section 3 - Chapter6Section3 SedimentaryRock...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online