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Adamellite and Conglomerate Definition

1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Adamellite is a coarse-grained porphyritic igneous rock, a variety of Monzogranite and dominated by phenocrysts of orthoclase in a granular groundmass of perthite, plagioclase and quartz
Conglomerate is a sedimentary rock which forms from rounded gravel and boulder sized clasts which are cemented together in a matrix
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Italy
Italy
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality
From Latin conglomeratus, to roll together, i.e. from com together + glomerare to gather into a ball, from glomus (genitive glomeris) a ball
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
Durable Rock, Soft Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
Not Applicable
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock
Coarse Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Definition of Adamellite and Conglomerate

The general Adamellite and Conglomerate definition can be stated as: Adamellite is a coarse-grained porphyritic igneous rock, a variety of Monzogranite and dominated by phenocrysts of orthoclase in a granular groundmass of perthite, plagioclase and quartz. On the other hand, Conglomerate is a sedimentary rock which forms from rounded gravel and boulder sized clasts which are cemented together in a matrix. Along with definition of Adamellite and Conglomerate, get to know about Properties of Adamellite and Conglomerate. Get to know more information about Adamellite and Conglomerate origin and discoverer, etymology and class.

History of Adamellite and Conglomerate

The history of Adamellite and Conglomerate gives information about where the rock was found and who was its discoverer. Almost each and every aspect of Earth's history is recorded in rocks be it the volcanoes which were erupted or the plants, animals and organisms which are now extinct, as rocks are present from millions of years.

Adamellite and Conglomerate Origin and Discoverer

Adamellite and Conglomerate definition gives us a brief idea about the two rocks. In some cases, the definition also gives summary about the Formation of Adamellite and Conglomerate. In this section, you will know about Adamellite and Conglomerate Origin and Discoverer. Origin of Adamellite and Conglomerate are Italy. It is interesting to know the name of Adamellite and Conglomerate discoverer. The discoverer of Adamellite and Conglomerate are Unknown.

Etymology of Adamellite and Conglomerate

Along with Adamellite and Conglomerate definition, know more about the etymology of Adamellite and Conglomerate. Etymology of Adamellite and Conglomerate gives information about origin and formation of a particular rock. Know more about Formation of Adamellite and Formation of Conglomerate. The etymology of Adamellite is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality while that of Conglomerate is From German adamellit and from Monte Adamello, a mountain in Italy, its locality. The process of formation of rocks defines the class of rock. All the rocks in a class are formed by similar processes. Adamellite belongs to Igneous Rocks while Conglomerate belongs to Sedimentary Rocks. The sub-class, group and other categories of Adamellite and Conglomerate are listed below.

For Adamellite,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Hard Rock
  • Group: Plutonic
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock and Opaque rock

For Conglomerate,

  • Sub-class: Durable Rock and Soft Rock
  • Group: Not applicable
  • Other Categories: Coarse grained rock and Opaque rock
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