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Barr Conglomerate, Pali District, Rajasthan

Barr Conglomerate Barr Conglomerate, Pali District, Rajasthan composed of pebbles of quartzite and rarely granite gneiss, set up in a fine grained pelitic matrix. It rests unconformably above the basement gneiss in the vicinity of Barr. Conglomerates are important in geology as they aid in subdividing geologic history on the basis of sedimentary breaks.The conglomerate is best exposed on either side of the Bewar �Sendra � Barr � Pali road but just before Barr � Pali cross road towards Sendra.

The pebbles are stretched to an extraordinary extent, about 20 to 30 times its original dimension.
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