Breccia (/ˈbrɛtʃiə/ or /ˈbrɛʃiə/) is a rock composed of broken fragments of
minerals or rock cemented together by a fine-grained matrix that can be similar to ...
Breccia is a clastic sedimentary rock similar to conglomerate that can form in a
variety of ways.
Igneous breccia dykes may contain a wide range of rock fragments sampled
during magma ascent and thus, provide information about the composition of
Breccia is a rock formed from angular gravel and boulder-sized clasts cemented
together in a matrix. ... There are several modes of formation for breccia.
("BRET-cha") is usually listed under sedimentary rocks
, but igneous and metamorphic rocks
may become shattered, too. As a sedimentary rock
is a variety of conglomerate.
There are many different ways to make breccia
, and usually geologists... More »
Breccia, lithified sedimentary rock consisting of angular or subangular fragments
... In one class of breccia, clast material, breccia formation, and cement are all ...
Mar 11, 2013 ... Breccia is a type of rock formed of broken fragments of minerals or rock cemented
together by a fine-grained matrix. The matrix may be similar ...
Breccias are rocks comprised of angular fragments of pre-existing rocks, known
as clasts, ... Breccias are characteristic of the deposition of clasts with minimal
transport or in-situ fragmentation. ... Campus maps and information | About this
"Colour: Variable. Texture: Consists of angular rock fragments (2 mm to many
metres in diameter) set in a fine- to medium grained matrix. In some breccias the
A clastic rock made of particles larger than 2 mm in diameter is either a ... In this
case, the clasts are in fact limestone or dolomite, so this is a carbonate breccia.