3.13: Lithification of Sedimentary Rocks Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated3 minsto complete % Progress Practice Lithification of Sedimentary Rocks MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated3 minsto complete % Estimated3 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish bioclastic Sedimentary rock that forms from pieces of living organisms. cementation When fluids deposit ions to create a cement that hardens loose sediments. clastic Contains fragments or clasts of preexisting rock; sedimentary rock made of clasts. compaction When sediments are squeezed together by the weight of sediments and rocks on top of them. lithification The creation of rock from sediments. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description How sediments become sedimentary rocks. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Lithification of Sedimentary Rocks Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: bioclastic Cementation clastic (3 more) Compaction lithification SCI.ESC.234.2.L.1 Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.234.2 (Lithification of Sedimentary Rocks) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 01, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.