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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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Three measurements were performed on the chalk matrix, including both the host rock (2 samples) and chalk fragments from the breccia (1 sample).
The contact breccia is very well exposed only in the West Quarry section, with a maximum thickness of 17.1 m that progressively decreases toward the eastern parts of the phreatomagmatic ring.
A connection between the elevated levels of sediment-dispersed extraterrestrial chromite and fossil meteorites from Kinnekulle, and the Osmussaar Breccia, was synoptically discussed by Suuroja et al.
drilling on the Cascaden property will test a strong chargeability geophysics anomaly that occurs within a Sudbury breccia structure near Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization along the contact at the base of the Sudbury Igneous Complex.
Carbonate breccia in this zone is the focus of this study.
Crystals up to 1.8 cm are found as isolated, opaque white trapezohedrons inside breccia cavities.
For each breccia pipe identified on the NUSTAR claims that goes into commercial production, MAX will have the right to purchase 3% of the 4% royalty on that breccia pipe by payment to NUSTAR of $1,000,000.
The sandy ejecta deposit under study has a transitional position between the coarse-grained, mainly carbonate breccia layer and debris-rich carbonate layers of the post-impact cover (Ainsaar et al.
The drill hole, which the company believes to have been drilled approximately 15-20 metres below the existing mine workings, encountered a 5.15 metre wide mineralized zone containing quartz, silicified andesite breccia, native gold and acanthite (silver sulfide mineral).
According to Ignazio Breccia, the diocese's chief engineer in charge of planning new churches, the campaign has fizzled out since Mercy of God was completed, leaving 15 churches unfinished.