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Conglomerate Rocks Around Las Vegas
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Conglomerate Rocks are formed by the cementing together of particles that eroded from pre-existing rocks. Particles (boulders, rocks, gravel, sand, etc.) are washed or blown away to accumulate somewhere else, and if left in place long enough, can become cemented to form new stone that still shows the character of the original rocks. 

Conglomerate Rocks
Banded cliff shows signs of stream-flow sorting
Sedimentary Rocks
Banded rocks, now tilted, show signs of stream-flow sorting
Conglomerate Rocks
Poorly cemented conglomerate
Conglomerate Rocks
Poorly cemented conglomerate
Sedimentary Rocks
Limestone fragments cemented in red sandstone
Sedimentary Rocks
Limestone fragments (including fossil) cemented in red sandstone
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Conglomerate Rocks Conglomerate Rocks
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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