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Even more sedimentary rocks
... (flood event?) Sedimentary environments Concept of Sedimentary “Facies” “Facies” are representations of sedimentary environments defined by the overall association of features preserved in rocks ... dunes at top of picture Sedimentary Structures Note ripplemarked sand dunes at top of picture Sedimentary structures: Mud Cracks Say you find mud cracks in an ancient sedimentary rock What does ... internal layering Internal inclined layers Contacts between sedimentary beds More cross-bedding Bed contacts” Fig 7.25abc W W Norton More cross-bedding Cross beds Bed contacts” Cross-bedding Transport...
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More sedimentary rocks
... us about the nature of the source rocks Loose Sediments gravel sand silt clay Sedimentary rocks conglomerate sandstone siltstone shale Detrital Sedimentary Rocks ❖ Other important textural features: ... Detrital Sedimentary Rocks Breccia ❖ Course like a conglomerate, but with angular grains ❖ Short transport! ❖Deposited close to the source area for sediment ◆ Detrital sedimentary rocks Sandstone ... Example: Well-sorted Poorly-sorted ◆ Detrital Sedimentary Rocks Shale & Siltstone ❖ Silt & clay-sized particles (mud, clay, silt) ❖ Over 1/2 of all sedimentary rocks ❖ Particles too small to identify...
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Sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks
... of older rocks in a conglomerate Sedimentary Rocks and the Rock Cycle Volcanic rocks (basalt flows on Hawaii) being turned into sediments Basalt flows Basalt gravels Older sedimentary rocks Younger ... (transport) processes • Soils •Types of sedimentary rocks: Chemical Origin of Sedimentary Rocks - Derived through the weathering and erosion of pre-existing rocks - Form by the transport and accumulation ... Erosion (transport) & local deposition Sedimentary environments & processes Deposition, burial, lithification Sedimentary Rocks and the Rock Cycle Older sedimentary rocks (conglomerate) being recycled...
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