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Conglomerate is a sedimentary rock made of rounded pebbles and sand that is usually held together (cemented) by silica, calcite or iron oxide. It is a Skip to content

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  • HELP What minerals are in conglomerate rocks? | Yahoo Answers

    HELP What minerals are in conglomerate rocks? | Yahoo Answers

    Oct 20, 2007 · Answers. Conglomerates can be made from other rocks, such as clasts of conglomerate, clasts of sandstone, clasts of shale, clasts of metamorphic rock, clasts of igneous rock, or clasts of carbonate rocks like limestone. The minerals present in the conglomerate depend on what is known as the provenance, or the source rock that...

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  • CONGLOMERATE  Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery

    CONGLOMERATE Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery

    Like sandstone and breccias, conglomerates are cemented by various minerals. Normal cementing agents include calcite, quartz (silica), clays and gypsum. When the sediment is first deposited there are lots of open spaces or pores. Cement can affect the amount of pore space that is left in a …

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  • Conglomerate: Mineral information data and localities

    Conglomerate: Mineral information data and localities

    About Conglomerate Hide. A coarse-grained clastic sedimentary rock, composed of rounded to subangular fragments larger than 2 mm in diameter (granules, pebbles, cobbles, boulders) set in a fine-grained matrix of sand or silt, and commonly cemented by calcium carbonate, iron oxide, silica, or hardened clay; the consolidated equivalent of gravel.

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  • Conglomerate Sedimentary Rock

    Conglomerate Sedimentary Rock

    Over very long periods of time the pebbles become cemented together by other minerals. Silica, calcite, and iron oxides are the most common cementing minerals. The rounded rock particles in the conglomerate are easily visible to the naked eye. Sedimentary Rock Examples. Sedimentary Rocks. Rock and Mineral Collections for sale

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  • Conglomerate  University of Auckland

    Conglomerate University of Auckland

    Conglomerate. Grain size - > 2mm; clasts easily visible to the naked eye, should be identifiable. Hardness - variable, soft to hard, dependent on clast composition and strength of cement. Colour - variable, dependent on clast and matrix composition. Clasts - variable, but generally harder rock types and / or minerals dominate.

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  • Conglomerate  Sedimentary Rocks

    Conglomerate Sedimentary Rocks

    Conglomerate is a sedimentary rock formed by the lithification of rounded or sub-rounded gravel (grains larger than 2 mm in diameter). Conglomerate is strongly related to sandstone.It is actually a type of sandstone, although it may not be technically correct to say so.

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  • Conglomerate geology  Wikipedia

    Conglomerate geology Wikipedia

    A conglomerate or any clastic sedimentary rock that consists of a single rock or mineral is known as either a monomict, monomictic, oligomict, or oligomictic conglomerate. If the conglomerate consists of two or more different types of rocks, minerals, or combination of both, it is known as either a polymict or polymictic conglomerate.

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  • The Difference Between Metaconglomerate  Conglomerate

    The Difference Between Metaconglomerate Conglomerate

    Apr 24, 2017 · Conglomerate and metaconglomerate rock begin as particles of rock and sand collected in the sediment of streams, rivers or oceans. Conglomerate rock is a type of sedimentary rock that can become metaconglomerate rock through geological events, such as tectonic plate collision …

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  • Conglomerate  Sedimentary Rocks

    Conglomerate Sedimentary Rocks

    Conglomerate is a sedimentary rock formed by the lithification of rounded or sub-rounded gravel (grains larger than 2 mm in diameter). Conglomerate is strongly related to sandstone . It is actually a type of sandstone, although it may not be technically correct to say so.

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  • Conglomerate  Minerals.net Glossary of Terms

    Conglomerate Minerals.net Glossary of Terms

    Conglomerate. Type of sedimentary rock composed of individual rounded rocks cemented together in a hard matrix material.

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  • How Are Conglomerate Rocks Formed?

    How Are Conglomerate Rocks Formed?

    Conglomerate rocks are formed by the sedimentary rock process, which is: erosion, transport, deposition and cementation. Two characteristic properties of conglomerate rock are that the sedimentary particles, or clasts, are greater than 2 millimeters in size, and the clasts are rounded in appearance.

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  • BRECCIA  Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery

    BRECCIA Amethyst Galleries Mineral Gallery

    Like sandstone and conglomerates, breccias are cemented by various minerals. Normal cementing agents include calcite , quartz (silica), clays and gypsum . When the sediment is first deposited there are lots of open spaces or pores.

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  • Conglomerate: Definition Uses  Facts  Video  Lesson

    Conglomerate: Definition Uses Facts Video Lesson

    Definition of a Conglomerate. Conglomerate is a type of sedimentary rock that is composed of large, rounded rock fragments contained within a smaller grained matrix of sediments. The large fragments, known as clasts, can come in a range of sizes, but all must be greater than two milimeters in diameter in order for the rock to be classified as a conglomerate.

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  • Sandstones and Conglomerates

    Sandstones and Conglomerates

    Conglomerates. In a conglomerate the large clasts are rounded, whereas in a breccia the clasts are angular. Further classification of such rocks can be made on the basis of the proportions of gravel size material (pebbles, cobbles and boulders), mud (silt and clay …

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  • Rocks and Minerals | Indiana Geological  Water Survey

    Rocks and Minerals | Indiana Geological Water Survey

    About 200 minerals make up the bulk of most rocks. The feldspar mineral family is the most abundant. Quartz, calcite, and clay minerals are also common. Some minerals are more common in igneous rock (formed under extreme heat and pressure), such as olivine , feldspars , pyroxenes , and micas .

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  • Orthoclase: Pink granite Mohs hardness and moonstone

    Orthoclase: Pink granite Mohs hardness and moonstone

    Geologic Occurrence of Orthoclase. During physical weathering, grains of orthoclase are incorporated into sediments and sedimentary rocks such as sandstone, conglomerate, and siltstone. Chemical weathering alters orthoclase into clay minerals such as kaolinite in reactions similar to …

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  • Ironrich sedimentary rocks  Wikipedia

    Ironrich sedimentary rocks Wikipedia

    Iron-rich sedimentary rocks are sedimentary rocks which contain 15% or more iron.However, most sedimentary rocks contain iron in varying degrees. The majority of these rocks were deposited during specific geologic time periods: The Precambrian (3800 to 570 million years ago), the early Paleozoic (570 to 410 million years ago), and the middle to late Mesozoic (205 to 66 million years ago).

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  • What types of minerals can be found in conglomerate rocks

    What types of minerals can be found in conglomerate rocks

    Mar 12, 2017 · Conglomerate is a coarse-grained Sedimentary rock that forms by collecting rock fragments(rounded clasts) and sediment (which acts as cementing material) so ...

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  • Geology Of Hard Rock Gold Deposits

    Geology Of Hard Rock Gold Deposits

    Conglomerate deposits are often considered historic placer deposits in gravels that have been petrified. Gold along with copper, commonly occurs in porphyry deposits . Porphyry is generally defined as an igneous rock consisting of large-grained crystals such as feldspar or quartz dispersed in a …

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  • Classification of Sedimentary Rocks

    Classification of Sedimentary Rocks

    Grain Size 1/256-2 mm. (part 2) Ash: unconsolidated fragments under 4 mm Tuff: consolidated ash Volcanic Breccia: angular fragments over 4 mm. Agglomerate: large proportion (>25%) of bombs These rocks are classified on the proportions of vitric, crystal (mineral), or …

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  • What types of minerals can be found in conglomerate rocks

    What types of minerals can be found in conglomerate rocks

    Mar 12, 2017 · Xenoliths (a piece of rock that is found within another rock mass.. which is not of the same composition because it has been introduced from …

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  • Classification of Sedimentary Rocks

    Classification of Sedimentary Rocks

    Phosphatic Mixed (grade) Conglomerate The names in the above chart are root names and should be preceded by appropriate terms for any significant feature of the rock. The proper order is color, structure, grain size (sandstones only), minor constituents, cement, and root name.

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  • Geology Of Hard Rock Gold Deposits

    Geology Of Hard Rock Gold Deposits

    Geology Of Hard Rock Gold Deposits. Gold can occur in economic grades in Pegmatites are magmas containing granitic type minerals (feldspar, quartz, mica) which cool slowly and thus allow for very large crystals (>2.5cm) to form. The gold is deposited through gold bearing sulphides carried by the quartz.

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