Soils - Sedimentary Parent Material

Soils sedimentary parent material

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Unformatted text preview: SEDIMENTARY
ROCKS
 White
Cliffs
of
Dover
 (chalk)
 
 h5p://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=74594&rendTypeId=4 Rock
cycle
 WEATHERING
 •  produces
solid
parKcles
 –  
(primary
and
secondary)

 •  +
ions
in
soluKon

 TRANSPORTATION
 •  moves
solid
parKcles

 –  (primary
and
secondary)
 –  

 –  +
ions
in
soluKon

 DEPOSITION
 •  of
solid
parKcles
(primary
and
secondary)

 •  of
ions
in
soluKon
(precipitaKon)

 LITHIFICATION
 •  Greek
lithos
‐
stone
 –  COMPACTION
 –  CEMENTATION

 LITHIFICATION
 •  COMPACTION
 LITHIFICATION
 CEMENTATION

 Lead
to
horizons….
 CLASTIC
(DETRITAL)
sedimentary
rocks
 CLASTIC
(DETRITAL)
 •  transported
solid
fragments
from
preexisKng
 rocks
 CLASTIC
(DETRITAL)
SEDIMENTS
 •  are
classified
according
to
the

 –  size,

 –  shape,

 –...
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