Chemical Sedimentary Rocks

| May 12, 2017

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This video describes how various types of chemical sedimentary rocks form. We start by heating up some water in a pan to show you an analog for the formation of natural salt deposits. We discuss how small changes in water chemistry can result in spectacular rock formations like stalactites in limestone caves and travertine terraces associated with hot springs. Finally, we talk about how wood can be converted into a chemical sedimentary rock similar to those found in Petrified Forest National Park.

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Atul is a diversified Indian company (a part of Lalbhai Group, one of the oldest business houses of India with a legacy of conducting business with a larger purpose) meeting the needs of varied industries such as Adhesives, Agriculture, Animal Feed, Automobile, Composites, Construction, Cosmetic, Defence, Dyestuff, Electrical and Electronics, Flavour, Food, Footwear, Fragrance, Glass, Home Care, Horticulture, Hospitality, Paint and Coatings, Paper, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Plastic, Polymer, Rubber, Soap and Detergent, Sports and Leisure, Textile, Tyre and Wind Energy across the world. We manage complex chemical processes in a responsible way. The Company was founded by an enterprising leader, Shri Kasturbhai Lalbhai on September 15, 1947, exactly a month after India attained independence. It is the first private-sector Company of India to be inaugurated by the country's first Prime Minister, Shri Jawaharlal Nehru. Spread across 1,250 acres, Atul is one of the largest and g

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