Conglomerate

Title

Alternative Title

Fine Conglomerate

Identifier

FM-7

Description

Poorly sorted, coarse grained conglomerate; bearing chert, quartzite and granitoid fragments in calcite cement, with an odd mica flake indicating very short transport. The facies that this rock is representative of is uncommon. Conglomerate beds at outcrop are approximately 10cm thick.

Thin section: fine grains of angular, mainly plagioclase and quartz closely packed with little matrix visible, but a mud matrix where applicable.

Date

Oct., 11, 2013

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Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.