• Most sedimentary rocks form from sediments.
  • The sediments must be packed together to form a rock.
  • Sedimentary rocks also form as minerals precipitate from saline water.
  • Sediments are transported by water, wind, ice, or gravity.
  • They are then deposited in a location.
  • Avalanches produce large piles of sediment.
  • The environment where the sediments are deposited determines the type of sedimentary rock that can form.
  • The next concept describes the formation of a sedimentaryRock.
  • The concept is described in the next concept.
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