Definition of Lithification. Meaning of Lithification. Synonyms of Lithification

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- Lithification (from the Ancient Gr**** word lithos meaning 'rock' and the Latin-derived suffix -ific) is the process in which sediments compact under pressure...
- be formed from the lithification of these buried smaller fragments (clastic sedimentary rock), the ac****ulation and lithification of material generated...
- and it undergoes diagenesis. This mostly consists of compaction and lithification of the sand. Early stages of diagenesis, described as eogenesis, take...
- begin to undergo diagenesis. This mostly consists of compaction and lithification of the clay and silt particles. Early stages of diagenesis, described...
- of sediment and, therefore, the rock types that will be formed after lithification, if the sediment is preserved in the rock record. In most cases the...
- such eruptions rapidly alters to palagonite as part of the process of lithification. Although conventional mafic volcanism produce little ash, such ash...
- eventually become sandstone and siltstone (sedimentary rocks) through lithification. Sediments are most often transported by water (fluvial processes),...
- dense that they would essentially form a rock. This process is known as lithification. Igneous rocks are rocks which have crystallised from a melt or magma...
- surface or the seabed. Sedimentary rocks are formed by diagenesis or lithification of sediments, which in turn are formed by the weathering, transport...
- subject to increasing pressure and begin the processes of compaction and lithification that transform them into sedimentary rock. Sedimentary basins occur...
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