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7.3: Chemical Weathering

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acid rain

Rain that has a pH of less than 5.0.

chemical weathering

Weathering that changes the chemical composition of minerals that form at high temperatures and pressures to minerals that are stable at the Earth’s surface.

hydrolysis

Hydrogen or hydroxide ions replace the cations in a mineral to change the mineral.

leaching

The process of removing dissolved minerals as they are carried to lower layers in soil.

oxidation

Oxygen reacts with another element to create a metal oxide.

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