Q. 8

Can we give iron rusting as an example of oxidation? How essential is water in chemical weathering processes? Can chemical weathering processes dominate in water scarce hot deserts?

Answer :

Yes iron rusting is an example of chemical oxidation.

In chemical weathering process in rocks like feldspar, granite. When water comes in contact with these rocks, a chemical reaction takes places which erode the rocks thereby weakening it.


No it can’t dominate in water scarce hot deserts.


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