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Breccia

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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

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

Formation of Breccia | Breccia Composition - Compare Rocks

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Where is breccia found? | Reference.com

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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 | rock | Britannica.com

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

Conglomerates and Breccias

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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  ...

Breccia - Sedimentary Rock Types - Geology - About.com

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Breccia ("BRET-cha") is usually listed under sedimentary rocks, but igneous and metamorphic rocks may become shattered, too. It is safest to think of brecciation ...

Lunar Breccia - NASA

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the Apollo missions were formed in the ancient lunar highlands about 3900 to 4000 ... monomict breccias are cataclastic rocks formed by in- situ brecciation of a  ...

The impact breccia page | ERNSTSON CLAUDIN IMPACT ...

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A breccia is a clastic sedimentary rock composed of angular clasts in a ... the cratering process when they can be formed: in the rock mass flow behind the shock ...

Polymictic (polymict, polygenetic, polylithologic) impact breccia ...

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A polymictic breccia is a clastic sedimentary rock composed of angular clasts from ... impact cratering process, breccias may incorporate earlier formed breccias, ...

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Breccia - Geology - rocks and minerals

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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  ...

BRECCIA - Mineral Gallery

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

Breccia Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Breccias are rocks composed of angular clasts (fragments). .... breccia Rock formed by the cementation of sharp-angled fragments in a finer matrix of the same or ...