Chapter 4 Section 4 Review Questions Question 1. Identify where sediments come from? 2. Explain how compaction is important in the formation of coal? 3. Compare and contrast detrital and chemical sedimentary rock. 4. List chemical sedimentary rocks that are essential to your health or that are used to make life more convenient. How is each used? 5. Explain how pieces of granite and slate could be both found in the same conglomerate. How would the granite and slate pieces be held together? Answer 1. Weathered rock and mineral materials. 2. Compaction concentrates transformed plant matter to form an important energy resource. 3. Detrital rocks are made of weathered rock; chemical rocks form as dissolved minerals. 4. Salt-preservation; seasoning, manufacture of glass, paper, and soap Limestone: material for buildings, roads, and structure 5. Granite and slate could be weathered in separate locations. Then transported and deposited in the same location. Mineral elements would hold the grains together.