Phosphorite, phosphate rock or rock phosphate is a non-detrital sedimentary rock
which contains high amounts of ... There are some phosphorites that are very
small and have no distinctive granular t...
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d. 50%. 24. Which rock type is associated with a high- energy environment (such
as a very turbulent stream)? a. conglomerate. b. shale. c. chert. d. none of these.
Mar 24, 2014 ... Advertisement. The most important mechanical weathering process is____
______. frost action ... Which rock type is associated with a high-energy
environment (such as a very turbulent stream)? conglomerate. which pair of ...
The fragments may be composed of single minerals, such as clay grains, mica
grains, quartz ... Most sedimentary rocks are derived by processes of weathering,
... that could be preserved in the sediment and thus give clues to the environment
of deposition. ... High energy (high velocity) currents can carry larger fragments.
weathering such as glaciers, rain, snow, freezing, thawing, and plant growth. ...
igneous rocks are the most abundant throughout the crust of the Earth. ... There
are streams, rivers, ... The formation of both types of sedimentary rocks begins
with ..... Mudstones indicate a quiet water, low energy sedimentary environment,
Most limestone has a biochemical origin. true. Which rock type is associated with
high-energy environment(such as a very turbulent stream), conglomerate.
Major Rock Types. ▫ Igneous rocks are ... There are two types of sedimentary
rocks: Clastic and Chemical. ▫ .... The sediments that form shale are most likely
deposited very gradually ... grains suggests that conglomerates form in high-
energy ... in high energy environments such as steep-gradient streams, glacial
Many factors determine the kind of sedimentary rock .... the type of sediment
becomes the key to the environ- .... entrance of a stream into quiet water such as
the ocean ... of sandstones described in this chapter, which is most commonly
associated with such deep-sea ... ments predominate in this high-energy
of sediments marking place where a stream moves from a steep gradient ... ray of
energy leaves a surface after passing through it. ... in a sediment or sedimentary
rock during or after deposition. ... or crest of a fold in such a way that the limbs of
the fold are more ..... debris flow Fast-moving, turbulent mass movement with
Feb 22, 2015 ... Most of these sedimentary rocks that blanket much of the continents formed in the
... Biogenic sediments represent regional massive deposits associated with ...
and most abundant rock types in the sediment source areas (Figure 9-7). ... of
high relief, such as on alluvial fans, along mountain stream valleys, ...