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Strata

layers of rock

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Stratification

the processes in which sedumentary rocks are arranged in layers

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sandstone

is just one of many types of sedimentary rock

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sediment

form a natural cement that binds the rock and minerals fragments together into semertary rock

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sedimentary rock

a single horizontal layer of rock of rock is sometimes visible or strata

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organic sediment

rock forms from the remains of once-living plants and animals

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fossils

thermals or physical evidence of an organism presided by geologist processes

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coral

the central part of the earth below the matle

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reef

huge colonies called reef

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fossilizes limestone

the shells of mollusks such as clam and oysters commmonly

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ripple marks

motion of wind and water waves show on river lakes and ocean sand sand dunse

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mudcracks

the bottom of a shallow body of water are exposed to the air and dry out.

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classic sedimentary rock

form when rock or mineral fragments is called clats, Are cemented together

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clasts

a constituent fragment of a clastic rock.

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chemical sematry rock

Chemical sedimentary rock forms when mineral constituents in solution become supersaturated and inorganically precipitate.