Weathering is the removal and transportation of materials by, for example, running water.
2.Animals contribute significantly to weathering.
3.Physical weathering basically makes small rocks out of big ones.
4.Water, when it freezes, can easily break rock because it expands.
5.Ordinary rainfall interacting with atmospheric CO2 produces weak carbonic acid.
6.Hydrolysis of feldspar into clay depletes the soil of nutrients.
7.The mineral quartz is resistant to weathering in comparison to other minerals.
8.Rocks in cold, dry climates resist chemical weathering better than those in hot, wet climates.
9.Fractured rock masses tend to weather more easily than massive monolithic ones of the same composition.
10.Spheroidal weathering is the term applied when rounded river rocks are weathered.
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