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clastic rock
a) sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
b) The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.
c) sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers
d) Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution

erosion
a) The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one loc
b) The process by which dissolved minerals crystalize and glue particles of sediment together into one
c) The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.
d) The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it.

sediment
a) small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or living things
b) The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its texture
c) A usually light colored igneous rock that is found in continental crust
d) the look and feel of a rock's surface

compaction
a) The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.
b) The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it.
c) The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its texture
d) sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure

organic rock
a) sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers
b) sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
c) Igneous rock that forms when magma hardens beneath Earth's surface.
d) Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution

cementation
a) The process by which dissolved minerals crystalize and glue particles of sediment together
b) The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it.
c) The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to
d) The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.

deposition
a) The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it.
b) The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.
c) The particles of minerals or other rocks that give a rock its texture
d) The common minerals that make up most of the rocks of Earth's crust.

chemical rock
a) Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution
b) sedimentary rock that forms from remains of organisms deposited in thick layers
c) sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure
d) Igneous rock that forms when magma hardens beneath Earth's surface.

intrusive rock
a) Igneous rock that forms when magma hardens beneath Earth's surface.
b) the look and feel of a rock's surface
c) Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution
d) Rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity at or near the Earth's surface

extrusive rock
a) Rock that forms as a result of volcanic activity at or near the Earth's surface
b) The common minerals that make up most of the rocks of Earth's crust.
c) the look and feel of a rock's surface
d) Igneous rock that forms when magma hardens beneath Earth's surface.

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