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Sedimentary rock.

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Q: What do pieces of sediment that have been pressed and cemented together form?
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What are some definitions of sedimentary rocks?

A rock formed as pieces older rock and sediment get pressed or cemented together.


Forms as pieces of loose material get pressed or cemented together?

Sedimentary rocks form as pieces of loose material get pressed or cemented together. The process of forming sedimentary rocks is lithification.


What forms when pieces older rocks plants and other loose material get pressed or cemented together?

If you press together pieces of rock and organic materials, fossils will form. However, this process takes several years to hundreds of year to complete.


What is a sedimentary conglomerate rock?

rock made up of big pieces cemented together (sedimentary-pieces, conglomerate-big pieces)


What type of fracture bone pieces pressed together?

Compression


What is it called when rock forms of small pieces of other rocks are deposited in layers and are cemented together by disolved mineral material?

rock formed of small rocks that are cemented together by dissolved mineral material?


What are pieces of rock and organic material pressed together?

sedimentary rock


What rock are sedimentary rocks?

Many sedimentary rocks are made from the broken bits of other rocks. These are called clast sedimentary rocks. The broken bits of rocks are called sediment. Sediment is the sand you find at the beach, the mud in a lake bottom, the pebbles in a river, and even the dust on furniture. The sediment may, in time, form a rock if the little pieces become cemented together


What is the process of mineral rich water seeping around sediment and fusing the sediment pieces together called?

This is called cementation.


What rock is light Brown small sand sized pieces of quartz cemented together in layers?

Sandstone i believe


Rock forms when small pieces of other rocks are deposited in layers and are cemented together by dissolved material?

sedimentary rock


What is the name for Rocks formed when sediments are compacted and cemented together?

They are called sedimentary rocks. Sedimentary rock can't be dated using radioactive dating because it is composed of sediment, which is actually small pieces of different rocks. To date it, you have to use radioactive dating on the surrounding rocks.