GEO quiz 2 part 1

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GEO quiz 2 part 1
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2012-03-04 23:08:35
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  1. takes place when solid rock is fragmented by mechanical processes that do not change its chemical composition
    Physical weathering
  2. form at or near rheir place of deposition, usually from seawater
    Chemical sediments
  3. also form near their place of deposition but they are a result of mineral precipitation within organisms as they grow
    Biological sediments
  4. occurs when the mineral in a rock are chemically altered or disolved
    chemical weathering
  5. the great majority of clastic sediments are produced by the weathering of rocks composed largely of silicate minerals and are called
    siliclastic sediments

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