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Which of the following statements bests describes the weathering process known as exfoliation?

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A) The chemical alteration of rock minerals on taking in water

B) The peeling away of rocks in thin layers acid

C) The dissolution of basic minerals by carbonic acid

D) The addition of oxygen to mineral elements to form oxides

E) The disintegration of foliated rocks

The correct answer is B.


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  • Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin's outermost surface. Exfoliation is involved in all facials, during microdermabrasion or chemical peels. Exfoliation can be achieved by mechanical or chemical means.

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