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geologychapt7 - to be poorly sorted 6 When magnesium...

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Chapter 7 1.) Although there are local exceptions, most detrital sand is made up largely of the mineral quartz. 2.) The process of precipitating minerals in pore spaces of sediment, thus binding it together, is cementation. 3.) Lithification involves cementation and compaction. 4.) A vertical sequence of facies in which offshore deposits are overlain by nearshore deposits results from marine regression 5.) If a deposit of detrital sediment consists of particles of markedly different sixes, its is said
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Unformatted text preview: to be poorly sorted. 6.) When magnesium replaces some of the calcium in calcite, limestone is converted to dolostone. 7.) Assuming that all the following are in ancient rocks, which one is not a fossil? Salt crystal 8.) Traps for petroleum and natural gas formed by deformation such as folding and fracturing of rocks known as structural traps. 9.) Rock salt and rock gypsum are the most common evaporate rocks....
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