What type of sedimentry rock that forms when sediments stick together?


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2014-01-16 00:58:40
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Sedimentary rocks. The process of sediments sticking together is called "lithification". The process does not generate a unique sedimentary rock type.


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sedimentary rocks are formed when sediments have pressure put on them and they stick together x

When layers of small sediments stick together because of pressure, compaction occurs. :)

This would be the sediment on top. It can be compressed to mash in with the rest of the layers.

Compression due to pressure from overlying sediments and the presence of cementing substances such as clay and/or iron.

Snow i water and water forms bonds due to viscosity.

Metamorphic rocks must first be weathered or eroded into sediments. Those sediments can then get compacted or cementated. Compaction occurs when the sediments are deeply buried, putting them under a lot of pressure which causes the sediments to squash together. Cementation occurs when newly formed minerals that are deposited by water act like a glue to stick the pieces of sediment together like a brick layer uses a bag of cement and sand.

Rock fragments are called sediments and by a process called lithification they turn into sedimentary rocks. Lithification is made up by compaction and cementation which is by pressure and a natural glue that is formed from groundwater the sediments stick together and then harden into rock.

Sedimentary rocks form from sediments. Sediments are loose materials such as rock fragments, mineral grains and bits of plant and animal remains that have been transported and deposited. Layer upon layer of sediments build up as more and more sediments are deposited in a place. Each upper layer presses down on the layer below it. The pressure causes the layers to stick together or become compacted and form solid rock. This happens when the sediments are small. Sand and pebbles are sediments that are large. Large sediments cannot be compacted. They are cemented together naturally from minerals dissolved in water. The cemented sediments form sedimentary rocks. Most sedimentary rocks form as layers. The older layers are at the bottom because they were deposited first. ^_^

It was called Pangea. It was called Pangea and if you stick all the land forms together they fit together like a puzzle.

yes they do like to stick together

The process that presses sediments together is compaction. Thick layers of sediment build up gradually over millions of years. These heavy layers press down on the layers beneath them. The weight of new layers further compacts the sediments, squeezing them tightly together. The layers often remain invisible in sedimentary rock.

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You basicly spead your legs, and let him stick it in

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By mushing and crunching together. By mushing and crunching together.

some proteins may help stick cells together (cadherins). in plants, some material is secreted by cells that allow them to stick together.

They take popcorn and use butter to stick it together. They take popcorn and use butter to stick it together.

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Stick them together with superglue

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