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Breccia - Wikipedia


Breccia is a rock composed of broken fragments of minerals or rock cemented together by a ... Volcanic pyroclastic rocks are formed by explosive eruption of lava and any rocks which are entrained wi...

Breccia: Sedimentary Rock - Pictures, Definition, Formation


Breccia is a clastic sedimentary rock similar to conglomerate that can form in a variety of ways.

Breccia - Geology - rocks and minerals


Breccia is a rock formed from angular gravel and boulder-sized clasts cemented together in a matrix. The angular nature of the clasts indicates that they have not  ...

Formation of Breccia | Breccia Composition - Compare Rocks


Along with Breccia Formation, also learn about Breccia composition and transformation.

BRECCIA - Mineral Gallery


Sedimentary Rock Type: Clastic; Related to: Sandstone and conglomerate; Color : Variable ... However breccias are formed, it usually is an exciting event!

Conglomerates and Breccias


A clastic rock made of particles larger than 2 mm in diameter is either a ... But in this case, the breccia probably formed along a fault or as the result of a cave roof  ...

Where is breccia found? | Reference.com


Breccia can be formed by many types of rocks and minerals, such as sandstone breccia, basalt breccia and limestone breccia. When fragments of different rocks  ...

Breccia - JMU Home


Jul 18, 2000 ... Because the composition of this rock is dominantly quartz one might be inclined to call its QFL quartz. Technically, however, the breccia ...

breccia | rock | Britannica.com


Mar 7, 2012 ... Lithified sedimentary rock consisting of angular or subangular ... In one class of breccia, clast material, breccia formation, and cement are all ...

Geologic units containing sedimentary breccia

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A breccia (coarse-grained clastic rock composed of angular broken rock fragments held together by a mineral cement or a fine-grained matrix) formed by  ...