Wear away or change the appearance or texture of a rock.
wearthering
One of the three main rock types formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava
igneouse
The process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.
erosion
Sediment is deposited when the energy of the transporting medium becomes too low to continue the transport process.
deposition
blows in storms
wind
the erosion or disintegration of rocks, building materials, etc., caused by chemical reactions
chemical weathering
weakening and subsequent disintegration of rock by plants, animals and microbes. Growing plant roots can exert stress or pressure on rock.
Biological weathering
relating to sediment
Sedimentary
Rocks made with mud
Mudrocks
colors of rock
Rock Color
Remains of once living organisms.
Fossils
pits (or tiny craters) created by falling rain.
Raindrop Marks
Lithification is the process that turns sediment into rock.
Lithification
a stiff, sticky fine-grained earth, typically yellow, red, or bluish-gray in color and often forming an impermeable layer in the soil.
Clay
a loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from the erosion of siliceous and other rocks
Sand