quartz-pebble conglomerate

quartz-pebble conglomerate

[′kwȯrts ‚peb·əl kən′gläm·ə·rət]
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The Great Duck Island Formation is interpreted to correlate with thick-bedded, purple quartz-pebble conglomerate exposed at The Dock in Long Island Bay on Grand Manan Island (Fyffe and Grant 2003).
The new staking extends the known strike length of the sulphide-bearing quartzite and quartz-pebble conglomerate on the Hearne property to approximately 11 kilometres.
A thick sequence of pre-Mesozoic sedimentary rocks, termed the Grand Manan Group, has been divided into three formations: The Thoroughfare Formation--thick-bedded, white quartzite and dark grey to black carbonaceous shale; Flagg Cove Formation--medium-bedded, greyish pink quartzite and green to grey shale; Great Duck Island Formation--thick-bedded, light grey quartz-pebble conglomerate passing up into medium-bedded, maroon and green silty shale and sandstone.