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Is sedimentary rock a mineral or a rock?

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Sedimentary rock is a type or classification of rock so designated by its method of formation. Minerals are inorganic naturally occurring solids, with a definite chemical composition and a crystalline structure.
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As the question says, it is, or rather they are, rock! Like all rocks, sedimentary rocks consist of minerals.
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What two minerals are most important in detrital sedimentary rocks?

Clay minerals and quartz are the chief constituents of most sedimentary rocks in this category. To answer why, clay minerals are the most abundant product of the chemical weat

Which rocks is an example of sedimentary rocks?

An example of a sedimentary rock is sandstone(clastic), coal(organic), or rock salt(chemical).

Can clastic rocks be sedimentary rocks?

Yes a sedimentary rock is often made up of clasts from a myriad of sources these can include other weathered and eroded sedimentary rocks

What kind of sedimentary rock is formed when mineral solutions evaporate?

A chemical sedimentary rock. Evaporites are formed in this depositional environment. Salts, carbonates, and sulfates mostly. Halite, sylvite, calcite, gypsum, etc.

Which rock is a sedimentary rock?

A sedimentary rock is a rock formed at or near the Earth's surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at