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Rocks formed by the deposition, alteration and/or compression, and lithification of weathered rock debris, chemical precipitates, or organic sediments. Also see clastic vs non-clastic sedimentary rock [..]
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(sed-eh-men-tar-ee) Rock formed from sand and mud that once settled in layers on the bottom of seas, lakes, and marshes. Sedimentary rocks are often rich in fossils.
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Rock formed from the accumulation of sediment, which may consist of fragments and mineral grains of varying sizes from pre-existing rocks, remains or products of animals and plants, the products of chemical action, or mixtures of these.
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Rock formed by the weathering of substances; forming layers from accumulation of minerals and organic substances.
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rock formed from fragments of other rocks or the remains of plants or animals.
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Any rock resulting from the consolidation of sediment.
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rock compressed and cemented (lithification) from the weathered deposits of older rocks (clastic), from chemical precipitates, or from organic deposits. Limestone, chert, halite, chalk, shale, sandstone.
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any rock formed from sediments under pressure from other overlying sediments.
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Rock formed when rock and mineral particles are deposited and then compressed. On Earth, sedimentary rocks often incorporate material of biological origin.
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Deposited material that remains in place long enough or is covered with enough material to compact into stone; examples include shale, sandstone, breccia, and conglomerates. sedimentation
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These rocks form on the surface of the Earth. They’re made up of other rocks, clay particles, sand grains, dissolved chemicals and sometimes even boulder-sized fragments! They’re also sometimes mi [..]
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a rock formed from the consolidation
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rock formed by consolidation of sediments.
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One of three classes of rock (igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic) which make up the earth’s outer crust. Sedimentary rocks (sandstones, limestones, shales) formed from the disintegration of older [..]
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Rock formed from the accumulation of sediment, which may consist of fragments and mineral grains of varying sizes from pre-existing rocks, remains or products of animals and plants, the products of ch [..]
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rock formed of sediment, and specifically: (1) sandstone and shale, formed of fragments of other rock transported from their sources and deposited in water; and (2) rocks formed by or from secretions of organisms, such as most limestone. Many sedimentary rocks show distinct layering, which is the result of different types of sediment being deposite [..]
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(n) - a rock made of sediments that were deposited near Earth's surface by processes of precipitation, compaction and cementation
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Rock formed from the accumulation of sediment, which may consist of fragments and mineral grains of varying sizes from pre-existing rocks, remains or products of animals and plants, the products of ch [..]
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Rock formed from sedimentation.
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Rock formed from the lithification, or consolidation, of layers of sediment.
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Rock formed by the hardening of material deposited in some process; most commonly sandstone, shale, and limestone. Sharecropping:
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Rock formed by the hardening of material deposited in some process; most commonly sandstone, shale, and limestone.
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rock formed from the compaction and cementation of sediments.  Sedimentation
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type of rock formed in layers of sediment that are compressed and cemented.  seed -
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A rock that is formed from the buildup and compression of sediments over time (Lesson 27)
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Rock formed at or near the earth’s surface from the consolidation of loose sediment that has accumulated in layers through deposition by water, wind, or ice, or deposited by organisms. Examples are sandstone and limestone.
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Rocks formed from material derived generally by erosion of other rocks and laid down by a chemical or mechanical process i.e., limestone, shale and sandstone
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A rock type that has been created by the deposit and compression of sediment. This type of rock is created over millions of years while igneous rock can be created overnight. Sandstone is a good examp [..]
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A consolidated accumulation of rock and mineral grains and organic matter or a rock that has been formed by chemical or organic precipitation. Seepline A line of seepage on a canyon wall, usually supporting the specialized plant community of hanging gardens.
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A rock composed of the by-products of other rocks that have been eroded or dissolved. Examples of sedimentary rocks are sandstone, mudstone, halite, and chert.
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Rock formed of sediment, and specifically: (1) sandstone and shale, formed of fragments of other rock transported from their sources and deposited in water; and (2) rocks formed by or from secretions [..]
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Rock formed by the weathering of substances; forming layers from accumulation of minerals and organic substances.
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Rocks formed from material derived generally by erosion of other rocks and laid down by a chemical or mechanical process i.e., limestone, shale and sandstone
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A layered, consolidated rock formed through the accumulation of particles of minerals, rocks, and organic matter that are cemented together. Example: Sandstone.
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One of the three main rock groups (the others being igneous and metamorphic rock). Rock formed from sediments covers 75-80% of the Earth's land area, and includes common types such as chalk, limestone, dolomite, sandstone, conglomerate and shale.
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One of the three main groups of rock; rocks formed of material derived from pre-existing rocks by processes such as weathering, erosion, and precipitation.
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sed-uh-men-tuh-ree rok Formed by consolidation of deposits formed by settlement of sand, silt, and other materials.
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Sedimentary rock is one of the three main rock groups (along with igneous and metamorphic rocks) and is formed in three main ways—by the deposits of the weathered remains of other rocks; by the deposits of the results of biogenic activity; and by precipitation from solution. Sedimentary rocks include common types such as chalk, limestone, sandsto [..]
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Rock formed by the deposition of sediment, usually in a marine environment.
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A rock formed as a result of the consolidation of sediments. 
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a rock that forms from compressed or cemented layers of sediment
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 Rock composed of sediments - mostly from pre-existing rocks which have been broken up and transported by water, wind or glacier ice and subsequently deposited in layers.
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