orthoconglomerate

orthoconglomerate

[‚ȯr·thə·kən′gläm·ə·rət]
(geology)
A conglomerate with an intact gravel framework held together by mineral cement and deposited by ordinary water currents.
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Microconglomerate and conglomerate lithofacies are orthoconglomerate (Gcm lithofacies), and pebbles inside them, in both field and thin sections, have relatively high roundness and very weak sorting (Figs.
Upper Member: The Upper Member rests on a smooth erosive surface (D2), and mainly corresponds to orthoconglomerates (Fig.