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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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The variegated nature of the Partridge Island Member persists laterally into coarser, even conglomeratic facies as exposed at Wasson Bluff (45.
The caldera is more than eight square kilometers in area and is composed of a sequence of intermediate volcanic plugs and flows surrounded and overlain by volcaniclastic breccias and conglomeratic sediments that include sandy, silty, and calcareous interbeds.
White and Barr (1998, 1999) included the metamorphic rocks in a map unit termed the Chedabucto fault complex, and assigned the adjacent mainly conglomeratic rocks to the mid-Devonian Glenkeen Formation.
At Guila-guila Creek, fragmental or conglomeratic sulphides composed of galena, sphalerite, pyrite and chalcopyrite with covellite and malachite have been exposed.
Shaw (1951a,b) mapped coarser and finer rock units within the basin, and assigned the Joggins grey strata to his unit 10, noting that conglomeratic wedges near the Cobequid Highlands thin northward and complicate the basinal stratigraphy.
They are found within a conglomeratic unit which covers over 60 Km2 of the property.
The SOTAMO 21-1 well (60 miles east of the 19-2 well), drilled in August-September 1996 drilled and cored approximately 25 feet (8 meters) of oil saturated conglomeratic sandstone of 18 percent porosity in the upper part of the Lower Cretaceous-Upper Jurassic Tsagaantsav Formation.
2000) has three facies: (1) a predominantly basalt facies with lesser thicknesses of interbedded sedimentary rocks and rhyolite in the lower part of the formation (McKay Brook Member of Donohoe and Wallace 1982); (2) a conglomeratic facies; and (3) a sandy facies in the upper part of the formation, notably in the Scotsburn Anticline.
It consists of felsic tuffs in alternation with quartz and conglomeratic sediment.
The Browns Flat Formation is comprised of three members, a lower unit of mafic volcanic rocks and red to grey sandstone and siltstone (Gorham Road Member), a medial unit of mainly red sandstone and conglomeratic sandstone (Greenwich Hill Member) and an upper unit of mafic volcanic rocks and red to grey siltstone (Victoria Beach Member).