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2014-09-02 08:24:10

NEW BRECCIA ZONE DISCOVERED VANCOUVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gold Reach Resources Ltd.

2014-01-09 08:22:37

Intersects New High-Grade Gold System at Air Track Hill 1,000 metres SW of Yellowjacket TSX: KOR OTCQX: CORVF VANCOUVER, Jan.


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2005-05-26 11:13:08

In geology, a conglomerate is a rock consisting of other stones that have been cemented together. Conglomerates are sedimentary rocks consisting of subangular clasts and are thus differentiated from breccias, which consist of angular clasts. Both conglomerates and breccias are characterized by clasts larger than sand (>2 mm). There are two varieties of conglomerate, defined by texture: paraconglomerates and orthoconglomerates. Paraconglomerates are one of two varieties of conglomerate...

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