What is the Lithification Process? | Sedimentation | Compaction  |  Diagenesis |  Metamorphism
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What is the Lithification Process? | Sedimentation | Compaction |  Diagenesis |  Metamorphism

What is the Lithification Process? Lithification Definition Lithification is a geological process that turns loose sediments, such as clay and fine sand, into solid rocks. Also referred to as petrification, this process is the opposite of cementation, whereby fine sediments become loose again. In geology, lithification is the process in which sediments are converted into…