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Classification of the Sediments

Classification of the sediments (that form the sedimentary rocks) is made on the basis of the sources of the sediments. Some of the rocks are formed from the sediments obtained from pre-existing rocks, while some are formed from the sediments sourced from the minerals precipitated from water. On the basis of the above mentioned two …

Sedimentary Rocks and their types

SEDIMENTARY ROCKS: Sedimentary rocks are the rock, which come into form due to the deposition of sediments and gravels. The layer of the deposited material is compacted due to the intense pressure exerted by the upper layer of sediments. Each of the above layer put pressure on the lower layer, thus compacting and strengthening the …