Fanglomerate - definition of fanglomerate by The Free Dictionary
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A type of conglomerate consisting of heterogeneous rock fragments of all sizes deposited in an alluvial fan.
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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.
Differential cementation of a Pleistocene carbonate fanglomerate
, Guadalupe Mountains.
Late Devonian or Early Devonian sedimentmy rocks Footslope deposits Talus and/or fanglomerate
Resistate, igneous rock indicator mineral grains in the current river system are probably derived at least in part from 'reworking' of the early Quaternary 'fanglomerate
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).