fanglomerate


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fan·glom·er·ate

 (făn′glŏm′ə-rāt′)
n.
A type of conglomerate consisting of heterogeneous rock fragments of all sizes deposited in an alluvial fan.

[Blend of fan and conglomerate.]
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Plint and van der Poll (1982) interpreted the Balls Lake and Lancaster formations as laterally equivalent fanglomerate and braid-plain deposits.
Late Devonian or Early Devonian sedimentmy rocks Footslope deposits Talus and/or fanglomerate colluvial deposits.
One new zone located 125 m west of the Big Boy Zone (see news release dated May 5, 2005) consists of copper oxide mineralization within a fanglomerate rock type.
The sandstone does not resemble a basin margin alluvial conglomerate or fanglomerate, which would typically contain a mix of rounded clasts of durable lithologies derived from adjacent highlands.
2), primary and secondary minerals occur in a fanglomerate matrix, as coatings on the pebbles and as infillings of fractures and cavities (Rose and Johnson 1990; Merlini 1998).