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con·glom·er·ate

(kon-glom'ĕ-rāt),
Composed of several parts aggregated into one mass.
[L. conglomero, pp. -atus, to roll together, fr. glomus, a ball]

con·glom·er·ate

(kŏn-glom'ĕr-ăt)
Composed of several parts aggregated into one mass.
[L. conglomero, pp. -atus, to roll together, fr. glomus, a ball]

conglomerate

(kŏn-glŏm′ĕr-āt) [″ + glomerare, to heap]
1. An aggregation in one mass.
2. Clustered; heaped together.
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Due to faulting and possibly the nature of the breccia contact itself the width of the breccia body is not well defined at this time.
The La Negra Breccia is cut by two northwest trending faults across which the dip of the breccia changes from near vertical to moderate southerly dips.
The Neola breccia pipe is different in one characteristic.
It will be drilled in a northwest direction to cross under NEOL - 01 and confirm the south half of the Neola breccia pipe.
As seen at surface and in drilling, the breccia is multi-staged, intensely altered, polymictic and matrix to clast supported.
At Paola, a series of limonite boxworked and stained, rubbly breccia outcrops trend north-south along Cerro Colorado ridge and were followed as breccia outcrops and boulders north from Paola for approximately 200 meters.
With acquisitions in the North Pipes project area of Northern Arizona, Liberty Star additionally now has 651 standard Federal lode mining claims covering 13,476 acres or about 21 square miles in 41 separate blocks covering 123 breccia pipe targets.
for the Airport property, confirms Gingerich'sstatement and discloses there are three Sudbury Breccia trends striking sub-parallel to the direction of the Sudbury Igneous Complex (SIC) on the property, defining approximately 8 Km of prospective strike for potential Sudbury Footwall type deposits.
However, because of announced presentations of the uranium potential of this area at annual meetings of various professional exploration societies, the Company started a full bore identification and acquisition campaign to acquire as many breccia pipe targets as quickly as possible starting in October, 2005.
Reconnaissance mapping at Ojo de Agua indicates that the area is underlain by a 2 by 2 kilometre multi-phase maar diatreme breccia complex comprised of massive to locally stratified polymitic to monomictic breccias and fine grained dacitic tuffs with pervasive advanced argillic alteration.
This zone is 7 km north east of the first Copper-Gold breccia hosted zone in Hamlin.