Hydrogenous Sediment?


Hydrogenous sediment is a type of marine sediment. It is one among four types, the other being: lithogenous, biogenous, and cosmogenous. The sediments are classified by the size of their grains, where the grains come from, and where the settle. Hydrogenous sediments are composed of salts. The salts either precipitate when the minerals present in the water combine; for example, sodium and chloride react to make what is often referred to as table salt. Hydrogenous sediments may also come from the reaction of water and sediments already present on the ocean floor.
Q&A Related to "Hydrogenous Sediment?"
Hydrogenous sediment is precipitated directly from seawater. How and why they form
Manganese nodules, they are formed from precipitation of black smokers due to falling temperatures. The other three choices are formed from precipitation of over-saturated waters.
Hydrogenous sediments are one of the types of different
Yes. Hydrogenous sediments are formed by precipitation of minerals from the
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Hydrogenous sediments are one of the types of different particles of dirt and sediment that exist on the ocean floor that have been analyzed and classified by oceanographers and scientists. Different pieces of dirt and materials are categorized by their origins, basically where they come from and of what they are derived.
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