Small, solid pieces of material the comes from rocks or organisms.
The destructive process in which water or wind loosen and carry away fragments of rock.
The process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind that is carrying it.
The process by which sediments are pressed together under their own weight.
The process by which dissolved minerals crystallize and glue particles of sediment together into one mass.
Sedimentary rock that forms when rock fragments are squeezed together under high pressure.
Sedimentary rock that forms where remains of organisms are deposited in thick layers.
Sedimentary rock that forms when minerals crystallize from a solution.