Stone according to age of layer form

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Sandstone in this case is fine particles, well rounded spherical, same size and compose of one type of mineral clearly visible with the white colour. We can say that it is physically and chemically matured.Shale is characterized by breaks along thin laminae or parallel layering or bedding less than one centimeter in thickness, called fissility.

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1.0 Stone according to age of layer form: Sandstone < Shale < SiltstoneSandstoneSandstone in this case is fine particles, well rounded spherical, same size and compose of one type of mineral clearly visible with the white colour. We can say that it is physically and chemically matured.ShaleShale is characterized by breaks along thin laminae or parallel layering or bedding less than one centimeter in thickness, called fissility.SiltstoneSiltstone is a sedimentary rock which has a grain size in the silt range, finer than sandstone and coarser than claystones. Siltstones differ significantly from sandstones due to their smaller pores and higher propensity for containing a significant clay fraction. Although often mistaken as a shale, siltstone lacks the fissility and laminations which are typical of shale.2.0 Stucture of the case studyAs seen from the figure below, refered to as front view, we can conclude that this is a sedimentary rock due to the layer by layer that form from different type of rocks available. The sediments consists either of fragments of solid material derived from pre-existing rock, the remains of organisms, or the direct precipitation of dissolved minerals from solution in water. The rocks were exposed to the elements of wind, rain, heat and cold eventually give way to wear and tear and were eroded. Sedimentation process starts as the rocks are simply broken up into small pieces by running water and frost while others are dis

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