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  • noun a composite rock made up of particles of varying size

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  • Also seen as puddingstone

    "Pudding stone, is a conglomerate rock made up of a mixture of different, irregular sized grains and pebbles held together by a finer matrix, usually formed from quartz sand. The sedimentary rock is formed in river channels and may contain various minerals such as chromite, corundum, platinum, diamond, gold, sapphire, and zircon. Its name is said to derive from a resemblance to Christmas pudding."

    _Wikipedia

    January 25, 2008

  • When something is puddingstone, it is impossible or very difficult to change.

    January 25, 2008