Is conglomerate a metamorphic rock?


Is conglomerate a metamorphic rock?

Metamorphic Rocks:

Rocks are defined by the way they were formed. Metamorphic rocks are formed when existing rocks are subjected to intense heat and pressure (generally through tectonic activity), reshaping the appearance or structure of the rock into something new.

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Conglomerate is made of pre-existing rocks, but it is not a metamorphic rock. It is sedimentary. So, what's the difference?

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Conglomerate: Definition, Uses & Facts


Chapter 11 / Lesson 5

Learn about conglomerate rock, its rock type, how it is formed, and where to find it. Also compare conglomerate rock vs breccia.

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