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Rock or Mineral Fragments

Sediment

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A single, horizontal layer of rock is sometimes visable for miles

Strata (or Stratum)

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Over time, sand grains get compacted, then cemented together to form this rock

Sandstone

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Forms when clasts are cemented together

Clastic Sedimentary Rock

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Rock or Mineral Fragments that form Clastic Sedimentary Rock

Clasts

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Forms when minerals chrystalize out of a solution

Chemical Sedimentary Rock

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Forms from once-living plants or animals

Organic Igneous Rock

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Remains

Fossils

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Tiny Organisms

Coral

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Coral are in huge groups called...

Reefs

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When animal remains in the ocean are cemented together, they form....

Fossiliferous Limestone

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The process in which sediment are arranged into layers

Stratification

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Examples form as flowing water, and preserved when the sediments became sedimentary rock

Ripple Marks

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Form when fine-grained sediments at the bottom of a shallow body of water are exposed to air and dry out.

Mud Cracks