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Conglomerate (48)

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General Lithology:Conglomerate
Description:A sedimentary rock composed of large fragments of older rock that were eroded and transported by fast-flowing currents on the Earth's surface.
Representing:Sediment deposited in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin during the Cretaceous Period, about 125 million years ago.
Where:WCSB north
Latitude:53.529636
Longitude:-113.525222
Original location:Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
Estimated mass (tonnes):4
Donor:Courtesy of Alberta Sustainable Resource Development

 

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