Etymology of Conglomerate
Know more about the etymology and class of Conglomerate. Etymology of Conglomerate gives the information about the history of Conglomerate, its origin and how it is formed. In some cases, the etymology depends on Formation of Conglomerate. The Conglomerate etymology is From Latin conglomeratus, to roll together, i.e. from com together + glomerare to gather into a ball, from glomus (genitive glomeris) a ball.
Class of Conglomerate
After going through the etymology of Conglomerate and Conglomerate definition, let us now discuss about the class of Conglomerate. Class of Conglomerate is Sedimentary Rocks. Conglomerate Class gives the category of rocks in which Conglomerate falls. Other than Sedimentary Rocks, Conglomerate is also categorized into:
- Durable Rock and Soft Rock
- Coarse grained rock and Opaque rock