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Biogenous Sediment

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Deep-Sea Sediments
Marine Sediments
Sediments of the slope, rise, and deep- ocean floors are pelagic (=“of the deep sea”) sediments, and contain a greater proportion of biogenous material.
Biogenous sediments: Consists of shells and skeletons of marine animals and plants.
OS101 Marine Environment
There are four major types of sediment: 1) Lithogenous (rock), including volcanic and glacial deposits.
Studying Sediments
Ocean Sediment. Four Subdivisions: (see Table 4-1 in text). • Terrigenous = Sediments from Land.

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Geol 117 Lect 12
Types of Marine Sediments
Biogenous sediments are formed from the insoluble remains of past life forms and parts such as bones and teeth.
What is Biogenous sediment made of
sediments are made up of lose matereial such as rock fragments, minerals and also the "rest" of plantes and animals.
Biogenous Sediments
These sediments are the shells (exoskeletons) made of calcium carbonate or silica. Biogenous sediments can be divided by shell composition.
Origin of hydrogenous sediment - Daphne
The 4 main types of sediment. • Lithogenous = composed of fragments of pre- existing rock material.

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