Lab 3Sedimentary Rocks(audio) (1)

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PHYS 102L
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Geology
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Mar 6, 2023
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Sedimentary Rocks, Processes, and Environments LAB 3
Sedimentary Rocks How they form: 1) Lithification (compaction and cementation) of sediments 2) Precipitation from aqueous solutions Ex: Rock salt (halite) from sea water or Travertine from calcite in springs or caves 3) Dehydration Ex: Mud drying out
Sediments Loose grains Rock fragments, mineral grains, parts of plants or animals, chemical residue (ex: rust) Produced from erosion/weathering Chemical, physical (mechanical)
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