At the base there is frequently a conglomerate or tuff of porphyritic rocks.
The metal in its usual slowly cooled state is a conglomerate like the granitic rocks.
The houses being mostly built of a white conglomerate stone of shells and coral which forms the peninsula, gives the city when viewed from a distance a clean and handsome appearance, but on closer inspection the streets are found to be very narrow, irregular, ill-paved and filthy.
It is situated on a platform of conglomerate rock forming a promontory at the south-west of the entrance to Loch Etive and is surrounded on three sides by the sea.
It is not the work of a single author, but rather a conglomerate of literary fragments which once circulated under the names of Enoch, Noah and possibly Methuselah.
At Cushendun, however, a coarse conglomerate is believed to be Devonian, while Lower Carboniferous Sandstones, with several coal-seams, form a small productive basin at Ballycastle.
A conglomerate at the base contains traces of gold.
In one case (represented by the point A in the figure) the solid which freezes out is a conglomerate of crystals of the compound with those of antimony, in the other case C with those of copper.
The Dwyka Conglomerate forms a narrow outcrop in the north-west, and is known from boreholes to extend over large areas beneath the Ecca Shales and to rest directly on rocks of older age.
The conglomerate bands and quartzites contain large quantities of iron pyrites deposited subsequent to their formation, that in the conglomerates containing the gold.
The Dwyka conglomerate resembles the same bed in the Cape province.
It is built of local conglomerate and is in marvellous preservation.
A rough conglomerate containing blocks of this latter rock forms the hills on which Armagh itself is built; this outlier is probably Permian.
At this point selection ceases; the remaining molten metal freezes as a whole, and in freezing splits up into a conglomerate eutectic of (1) austenite of about 2.2% of carbon, and therefore saturated with that element, and (2) cementite; and with this eutectic is mixed the " primary " austenite which froze out as the temperature sank from v to v'.
In the Mwanza district are conglomerate reefs of great extent.
Black Hand conglomerate, 50 500
Old Red Sandstone, red grits, sandstones and marls and conglomerate occur in a narrow belt on the east side of Mainland from Sumburgh Head to Rova Head, north of Lerwick; they also form the island of Bressay.
The Dwyka conglomerate rarely attains any great thickness though forming wide outcrops.
Kingsbury conglomerate 01500,,
conglomerate beds occur in belts forming in descending order the Elsburg series, Kimberley series, Bird Reef series, Livingstone Reef series, Main Reef series.
to 12 ft., under a covering of conglomerate locally known as lostra, which is itself overlain by a loose sandy soil.
For ordinary purposes grey limestone was furnished by Lycabettus and the adjoining hills; limestone from the promontory of Acte (the co-called " poros " stone), and conglomerate, were also largely employed.
These hills consist of a broken range of sandstone and conglomerate dividing the Bannu plain from the cultivated flats of Dera Ismail Khan.
The white-hot, solid, but soft mass is now a conglomerate of k1) " primary " austenite, (2) " eutectic " austenite and (3) " eutectic " cementite.
A singular rock of conglomerate, 2 m.
The lowest beds of this series, which from their position may belong either to the Permian or to the upper part of the Carboniferous, have yielded no recognizable fossils; but they include a conglomerate which closely resembles the boulder bed near the base of the Talchir series in India.
Just as a granite is a conglomerate or mechanical mixture of distinct crystalline grains of three perfectly definite minerals, mica, quartz, and felspar, so iron and steel in their usual slowly cooled state consist of a mixture of microscopic particles of such definite quasiminerals, diametrically unlike.
The diamond is found under three conditions: (1) in the gravels of the present rivers, embedded in a ferruginous claycemented conglomerate known as cascalho; (2) in terraces (gupiarras) in a similar conglomerate occupying higher levels in the present valleys; (3) in plateau deposits in a coarse surface conglomerate known as gurgulho, the diamond and other heavy minerals being embedded in the red clay which cements the larger blocks.
The character of some of the conglomerate of the Newark series of the east, and the widespread redness of the beds, so far as it is original, also point to aridity.
The cobalt silver ores are found mainly in Huronian conglomerate, but also in older Keewatin rocks and younger diabase, and the silverbearing region, which at first included only a few square miles, is found to extend 25 m.
At the Khundilani gorge of the Bolan route conglomerate cliffs enclose the valley rising to a height of Boo ft., and at Sir-i-Bolan the passage between the limestone rocks hardly admits of three persons riding abreast.
The Gomal involves no passes of any great difficulty, although it is impossible to follow the actual course of the river on account of the narrow defiles which have been cut through the recent conglomerate beds which flank the plains of the Indus.
They consist chiefly of sandstone and conglomerate, but include workable seams of coal.
(3) The " banket " formation, which characterizes the goldfields of South Africa, consists of a quartzite conglomerate throughout which gold is very finely disseminated.
The gold occurs in conglomerate beds, locally known as "banket."
The distillate consists of a conglomerate of drops ("drop zinc").
But modern work has shown that, although alloys sometimes contain solid solutions, the solid alloy as a whole is often far more like a conglomerate rock than a uniform solution.
It was a large quadrangular building of conglomerate, with a back wall faced with stucco, and stood open to the road.
In the grounds is a huge conglomerate rock called the Dog Stone (Clack-a-choin), from the legend that Fingal.
On the, other hand, there occur bands of conglomerate, pebbly grit, quartzite, graphitic shale and limestone in a certain ordered sequence and over a wide area.
high, "some like gigantic tusks, some like sugar-loaves, and some like vast stalagmites," but all consisting of iron-grey or reddishbrown conglomerate of gneiss, mica-slate, syenite and greenstone.
Thin bands of conglomerate, sometimes auriferous, occur near the base.
Maroon conglomerate 4500 ft.
These sediments are now mostly in the form of red sandstone and shale, with conglomerate, black shale and coal in some places.
The gold in this conglomerate reef is partly of detrital origin and partly of the genetic character of ordinary vein-gold.
The carbonado and the diamond have been traced to an extensive hard conglomerate which occurs in the middle of the sandstone formation.
The most prominent member of the Cango series is a coarse conglomerate; the other rocks include slates, limestone and porphyroids.
The new theories of mythology are based on the belief that " it is man, it is human thought and human language combined, which naturally and necessarily produced the strange conglomerate of ancient fable."' But, while there is now universal agreement so far, modern mythologists differed essentially on one point.
Flanking the hills between Ashbourne and Quarndon are red beds of Bunter marl, sandstone and conglomerate; they also appear at Morley, east of the Derwent, and again round the small southern coalfield.
The conglomerate consists of rock fragments, sodium chloride and various sulphates, cemented together by gypsum to form a hard compact mass 6 to 10 ft.
The lower part of the Keweenawan system consists of a great succession of lava flows, of prodigious thickness.- This portion of the system is overlain by thick beds of sedimentary rock, mostly conglomerate and sandstone, derived from the igneous rocks beneath.
Pottsville conglomerate 250
Seminole conglomerate 50 ft.
In this part of its course the rocky sides of the valley, which sometimes closely approach the river, are composed of marls and gypsum, with occasional selenite, overlaid with sandstone, with a topping of breccia or conglomerate, and rise at places to a height of 200 ft.
The general conditions to be observed in such workings may be briefly stated as follows: (I) The whole of the auriferous gravel, down to the " bed rock," must be removed, - that is, no selection of rich or poor parts is possible; (2) this must be accomplished by the aid of water alone, or at times by water supplemented by blasting; (3) the conglomerate must be mechanically disintegrated without interrupting the whole system; (4) the gold must be saved without interrupting the continuous flow of water; and (5) arrangements must be made for disposing of the vast masses of impoverished gravel.
The surface of the country is remarkably level, with numerous deep ravines in the calcareous conglomerate.
Ecca Glacial Series (Dwyka Conglomerate).
The Black Reef Series is composed of quartzites, sandstone, slates and conglomerate.
Lower Silurian) ~ Oneida conglomerate.
Mount Toby conglomerate.
To the south-west of the picturesque belts of palm trees which stretch inland from the northern coast of Bahrein, is a wide space of open sandy plain filled with gigantic tumuli or earth mounds, of which the outer layers of gravel and clay have been hardened by the weather action of centuries to the consistency of conglomerate.
Cretaceous Jurassic N k Bodorno :s: Vladikaukaz Lars `n - - - n ° Tiflis a =Plain of Vladikaukaz; b= Upper Jurassic; Moraine terrace; d= Folded lias shales; e = Upper Jurassic; = Paleozoic schists; Creenstone dykes; h= Granite; g°= Gneiss; i = Andesites; k = Jurassic?; I = Pliocene fNagelfluh); m = Miocene; 11 = Oligocene; r = Nullipore limesto n e & conglomerate.
On the land-surface thus formed the Devonian lakes gathered, while the rivers poured into them enormous deposits of sand and conglomerate.
conglomerate based in the USA with apparently no great historical commitment to organic farming.
In 1995, Ciba merged with another Swiss firm, Sandoz, to form the conglomerate Novartis.
Whether the seminar is put on by a small accountancy firm or a multinational conglomerate, the principles are the same.
Sammons is a diversified conglomerate, ranking among the largest privately held companies in the world.
The daily production of oil from the basal conglomerate was about 600 barrels.
conglomerate mergers will be published during 2003.
Our turnover makes [luxury brand conglomerate] LVMH's look like it's a corner shop.
Spent most of career at a major engineering conglomerate.
conglomerate of companies providing services as wide ranging as call centers, publishing delivery and catering.
diversified conglomerate, ranking among the largest privately held companies in the world.
The conglomerate is in turn overlain by Carboniferous limestone.
multinational conglomerate, the principles are the same.
A possible basal unconformity has been observed with a fine grained conglomerate lying on the hard Devonian quartzite.
Granophyre, because the conglomerate and quartz sandstone lie on top of it and the conglomerate contains some pebbles of granophyre.
schist conglomerate capping the basement.
If matters are propitious to the development of these buds, then a tuft of twigs is formed and no burr; but if the incipient twigs are also destroyed at an early stage, new buds are again formed, and in larger numbers than before, and the continued repetition of these processes leads to a sort of conglomerate woody mass of fused bud-bases, not dead, but unable to grow Out, and thus each contributing a crowded portion of woody material as it slowly grows.
Of the Karroo System all the groups from the basal Dwyka Conglomerate to the Cave Sandstone of the Stormberg series (see Cape Colony) are represented; but these rocks have not been so minutely subdivided as in the Cape.
Its surface is underlaid by a hard sandstone and conglomerate which erode slowly, and the general upland level, which is1400-1800ft.
There is no doubt much of valuable suggestion to be found in the philosophic system, or rather the conglomerate of systems, which pass to-day under the name of theosophy; and probably much has been done by means of its propaganda to popularize Eastern thought in the West, and in the East to reawaken a truer appreciation of its own philosophic treasures; but however that may be, the serious student would be well advised to seek his information and his inspiration from the fountain-heads of the theosophists' doctrines, which are all easily accessible in translations; and to avoid the confusions and errors of writers who in most cases have but a superficial if any knowledge of the original languages and systems from which their doctrine has been arbitrarily culled.
Cretaceous Jurassic N k Bodorno :s: Vladikaukaz Lars `n - - - n Ã‚° Tiflis a =Plain of Vladikaukaz; b= Upper Jurassic; Moraine terrace; d= Folded lias shales; e = Upper Jurassic; = Paleozoic schists; Creenstone dykes; h= Granite; gÃ‚°= Gneiss; i = Andesites; k = Jurassic?; I = Pliocene fNagelfluh); m = Miocene; 11 = Oligocene; r = Nullipore limesto n e & conglomerate.
It was accidental in that the objective of the test well was the schist conglomerate capping the basement.
These large conglomerate food companies decided to take food unfit for human consumption and turn it into profitable pet food.
Cedar Fair also owns Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, as well as Geauga Lake in Aurora, Ohio, giving the conglomerate a strong presence in the Midwest's theme park industry.
You may start out with a single modest lemonade stand, but you will soon grow into a giant lemonade conglomerate!
In 2000, Australia's Foster's Brewing Group Ltd., purchased the conglomerate.
In southeastern New York lays a conglomerate of state and private land, which equal 286 thousand acres of forest preserve.
Nationwide Advantage Mortgage was established in 1987 as part of the Nationwide conglomerate, which is among the most widely diversified financial services and insurance providers in the world.
While some Chicago suburban home inspection companies restrict their business to the local area, other home inspections companies are part of a larger conglomerate providing inspections throughout the state or country.
Many cities have clubs where singles conglomerate to perform community services or charity work.
Also located in the Northwest Territories, the Snap Lake Diamond Mine is owned by diamond conglomerate De Beers.
This number includes everything from large conglomerate travel companies, such as American Express to one-person home-based agencies.
The most memorable movie tracks from the large conglomerate are fun and enjoyable for viewers.
The mountains consist here of an ancient laminated micaceous quartzite, which is in parts a flexible sandstone known as itacolumite, and in parts a conglomerate; it is interbedded with clay-slate, mica-schist, hornblende-schist and haematite-schist, and intersected by veins of quartz.
A bed of conglomerate is regarded as of glacial origin.
Such a rock is typically exemplified by a coarse-grained sandstone or conglomerate, while a limestone may be naturally porous, or, like the Trenton limestone of Ohio and Indiana, rendered so by its conversion into dolomite and the consequent production of cavities due to shrinkage - a change occurring only in the purer limestones.
Preserved in the formation known as the Dwyka Conglomerate, are evidences that at this time the greater portion of South Africa was undergoing extreme glaciation, while the same conditions appear to have prevailed in India Table Of Formations Sedimentary.
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