paraglomerate

paraglomerate

[‚par·ə′gläm·ə·rət]
(geology)
A conglomerate which contains more matrix than gravel-sized fragments and was deposited by subaqueous turbidity flows and glacier ice rather than normal aqueous flow. Also known as conglomeratic mudstone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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