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6-3 vocab

Compaction the process in which sediment is squeezed and in which the size of the pore between sediment grain is reduced by the weight and the pressure of overlying layers.
Cemention the process in which sediments are glued together by minerals that are deposited by water.
Chemical Sedimentary Rock forms when the icons dissolved minerals precipitate out of the water because of the changing concentrations of chemicals.
Organic Sedimentary Rock forms from the remain of living things.
Clastic Sedimentary Rock formed from deposits.
Sorting the tendency for currents of air or water to separate sediments according to the size.
Angularity a sediment is transported from its source to where it is deposited.
Stratification layering of sedimentary rocks.
Cross-bedding slanting layers
Ripple Marks caused by wind or water on sand.
Mud Cracks a feature of sedimentary rock. Muddy deposits dry and crack.
Concretions the traces of plants and animals.
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