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  1. Clastic sedimentary rocks are rocks composed predominantly of broken pieces or clasts of older weathered and eroded rocks. (Web site)
  2. Clastic Sedimentary Rocks are those that are composed of fragments of other rocks (igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary). (Web site)
  3. Clastic sedimentary rocks are made up of fragments of other rocks and include sandstone, conglomerate, and shale. (Web site)
  4. Clastic sedimentary rocks are composed of discrete fragments or clasts of materials derived from other rocks. (Web site)
  5. Clastic sedimentary rocks are classified according to the size and the shape of the fragments in them.

Pre-Existing Rock

  1. Clastic Sedimentary Rocks - result from the cementation of loose fragments of pre-existing rock. (Web site)


  1. Chemical sedimentary rocks are not formed from sediments in the way that clastic sedimentary rocks are.


  1. Clastic sedimentary rocks may have particles ranging in size from microscopic clay to huge boulders.

Mineral Composition

  1. Mineral composition is very similar to igneous rocks, structures and textures are similar to clastic sedimentary rocks. (Web site)


  1. It is found as a common accessory mineral in a wide range of igneous volcanic and plutonic rocks, as well as metamorphic and clastic sedimentary rocks.


  1. Clastic sedimentary rocks are composed of discrete fragments or clasts of materials derived from other minerals. (Web site)
  2. Clastic sedimentary rocks are made up of pieces (clasts) of pre-existing rocks.

Clastic Sedimentary Rocks

  1. Conglomerate, breccia, sandstone, siltstone and shale are examples of clastic sedimentary rocks.
  2. Note from the pictures in the table that clastic sedimentary rocks vary in the size of their sediments.


  1. Clasts
  2. Broken Pieces
  3. Pre-Existing Rock
  4. Conglomerate
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