Lithification: Quiz

Question 1: Lithification includes all the processes which convert unconsolidated sediments into ________.
GeologySandstoneSedimentary rockGeologic time scale

Question 2: Petrification, though often used as a synonym, is more specifically used to describe the replacement of organic material by silica in the formation of ________.
FossilGeologic time scaleGeologyPaleontology

Question 3: Essentially, lithification is a process of ________ destruction through compaction and cementation.
Permeability (earth sciences)PorosityWater contentHydraulic conductivity

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