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1. what is carbonation?

  • is the reaction between carbonic acid and the minerals.
  • is the in situ chemical alteration and mechanical and biological breakdown of rocks by exposure to the atmosphere, water and organic matter.
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2. what are the products of pressure release?

  • fragments of rocks
  • angular rocks

3. what are the products of frost shattering?

  • a residue of angular rock called scree
  • fragments of rocks

4. what is hydrolysis?

  • the reaction between minerals and water, causing the minerals to decompose
  • when sheets of rock split off due to differential expansion and contraction of minerals during diurnal heating and nocturnal cooling

5. what are the products of root action?

  • angular rocks
  • fragments of rocks


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