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Three types of Sedimentary Rocks

Clastic, Chemical, and Organic

Clastic Rocks

Rocks formed when broken pieces of other rocks are squeezed together, grouped by size of rock fragments

Chemical Rocks

Rocks formed when minerals that are dissolved in a solution crystalize or when a lake evaporates due to dry climate forming a large mineral deposit

Organic Rocks

Rocks formed where the remains of plants and animals are deposited in thick layers, made up of parts of living things or made by living things

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