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Name: ____________________________________
Period: _____
Date: ________
Sedimentary Rock
Origin
 Sediments are ____________________
 Formed when sediments become ___________________ and ________________
together.
 Usually has _________________ called _________________.
What is Deposition?
1. Deposition occurs when _____________ is “deposited” in a new place.
What is Compaction?
1. Layer upon layer of _______________________ build up
2. _______________ from upper layers ______________ down on the lower layers.
What is Cementation?
1. Water _____________ ______________ in soil and rock.
2. Mineral water ____________ between _______________________.
3. Mineral water ___________________ and sticks _________________
_________________ .
Classification
 Sedimentary rocks are classified into ________ types.
1. _________________________ Sedimentary Rocks
2. _________________________ Sedimentary Rocks
3. _________________________ Sedimentary Rocks
How are sedimentary rocks classified? ______________________________
1. ________________ Sedimentary Rocks
 Made from ______________ _________________ of other rocks.
 Classified by __________ _________ and ____________.
Size
Small Grain – Shale
Medium Grain –
Sandstone
Large Grain –
Conglomerate
Shape of Fragment
Sharp Fragments – Breccia
Round Fragments - Conglomerate
2. ________________ Sedimentary Rock
 Formed from __________________
_______________________ out of
a solution
 The solution is made of ______________________ and ________________.
EX: Halite (rock salt)
3. Organic Sedimentary Rock
 Rocks formed from __________________ (_______________) things.
EX: Organic _________________________________.
Plant – Coal
Animal - Limestone
Stratification
 The process in which sedimentary rocks are _______________ in __________.
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