Asked in Mollusks
When mollusks such as oysters or clams die their shells sink to the bottom of the water and are the base material for what kind of parent rock?
That kind of rock is called "sedementary rock".
Asked in Soil
What effect does climate have on parent material?
Parent material composition has a direct impact on soil chemistry and fertility. The parent material is the material that soil develops from, or material that has been deposited by wind, water, or ice. That is how the climate effects the parent material. ...
Asked in The Difference Between, Soil
What is the difference between soil and parent rock?
All soils come from a parent rock. The parent rock is broken down due to weathering, will eventually after many years will become a fine crumbly soil. Different parent rocks produce different soils. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences
In order for radiometric dating to be accurate what must be true about the daughter material at the time a rock formed?
There must be more daughter isotopes than parent isotopes for a rock to be younger ...
What is the difference between humus and parent material?
the difference between humus and parent material are that the lowest part of soil is the parent material and the humus is the top soil u see on the ground ...