Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of a conglomerate) consisting of fragments of several different rock types: polymict eucrites
More example sentences
- Most bodies consist of monomict gabbro breccia resting directly on polymict conglomerate.
- The Psammite Zone is characterized by metamorphosed feldspathic arenites with some shales, lithic arenites and rare polymict conglomerates.
- They consist of unconsolidated polymict breccias with angular fragments up to 2 m in diameter, within a sandy matrix, which shows poorly developed flow-parallel bedding.
1950s: from poly- 'much' + Greek miktos 'mixed'.
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