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Geology 3

Terms - Sedimentary Rocks

sediment fragments, particles, or pieces of other rocks
lithification process(es) by which sediments are changed into solid rock
sedimentary rocks form from the accumulation and consolidation of sediment
ripple marks form when waves or currents gently move sediment across the surface
cross-bedding bedding in which layers are deposited at angles to other layers
organic sedimentary rocks bioclastics; form from the remains of living things
chemical sedimentary rocks form from precipitation of sediment and evaporation of seawater
clastic sedimentary rocks land-derived; form from the compaction and cementation of sediment
mud cracks form on the surface of fine-grained sediment as it dries
fossil fuels energy resources formed from the remains of plants and animals
Created by: scord