Flashcards in 2.3 Sedimentary Rock Deck (14):
Rock or Mineral Fragments
A single, horizontal layer of rock is sometimes visable for miles
Strata (or Stratum)
Over time, sand grains get compacted, then cemented together to form this rock
Forms when clasts are cemented together
Clastic Sedimentary Rock
Rock or Mineral Fragments that form Clastic Sedimentary Rock
Forms when minerals chrystalize out of a solution
Chemical Sedimentary Rock
Forms from once-living plants or animals
Organic Igneous Rock
Coral are in huge groups called...
When animal remains in the ocean are cemented together, they form....
The process in which sediment are arranged into layers
Examples form as flowing water, and preserved when the sediments became sedimentary rock