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1-5 lecture sedimentary

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Question Answer
orthoconglomeratesimple conglomerate
paraconglomeratediamictite
quartzosechert, quartzite, vein quartz
polymictno single one
flat-pebble conglomerate
claymud size. layered structure
swelling claysmectite(montmorillonite)
flocculatestick together by electrostatic charge. so they settle as larger grains and are hard to erode
shalefairly hard, fissile
argillitehard, not fissile
memorize
mudstone :67-37% of silt
Question Answer
grain support take away the matrix. grains stay put
memorize
matrix support :take away the matrix, grains collapse