conglomerate

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Synonyms for conglomerate

Synonyms for conglomerate

a composite rock made up of particles of varying size

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composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a mass

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There, basal conglomeratic sandstones of the Red Head Member, gently dipping 16[degrees] west-southwest, rest unconformably on the Upper Carboniferous Mabou Group (Fig.
The appearance of light-coloured dolostones, of conglomeratic, microlaminated and cross-bedded interbeds, and increased input of silt- and sand-size quarts above this level suggest that the environment became well ventilated and deposition continued in relatively shallow-water conditions.
The Ulukicla Formation near the town of Nigde is of a lacustrine origin of Paleocene to Eocene Age underlying conglomeratic rocks.
Therefore the conglomeratic rock unit represents potentially a very large deposit.
Late Eocene sandstone exposed at the Medicine Pole Hills (MPH) in southwestern North Dakota (11 km south of Rhame) is a conglomeratic arkose that unconformably overlies the Paleocene Tongue River Formation (Fort Union Group).
These intra-Endrod conglomeratic units show indications of permeability on the logs evidenced by mud-cake and invasion profiles.
The various zones of Follansbee mineralization occur in the "South Contact Zone", dominantly in conglomeratic metasediments at or near the contact with older mafic metavolcanic rocks of the Balmer assemblage.
The upper zone mineralization is exposed at the surface in conglomeratic rocks and was targeted by early miners (see news release dated January 26, 2004).
The trace fossils in the Scolicia ichnocoenosis are found in thin-to thick-bedded, channelized or, more commonly, non-channelized, turbiditic sandstones and mudstones, uncommonly conglomeratic (Pickerill et al.
The upper units are typically conglomeratic with characteristics of fluvial deposition.
The up to 4 cm thick conglomeratic layer in the base of the last formation possibly corresponds to the Torremagi Member of the Oandu Stage.