breccia definition

  • noun:
    • Rock made up of sharp-angled fragments embedded in a fine-grained matrix.
    • A rock composed of angular fragments in a matrix that may be of an equivalent or an alternate product.
    • A rock consists of angular fragments either of the same mineral or of various nutrients, etc., united by a cement, and frequently providing multiple colors.
    • In geology, a conglomerate where fragments, instead of being curved or water-worn, tend to be angular.
    • a rudaceous rock composed of sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand
    • Rock composed of sharp-angled fragments embedded in a fine-grained matrix.
    • A rock consists of angular fragments in a matrix which may be of an identical or a unique material.
    • A rock consists of angular fragments either of the same mineral or of various minerals, etc., united by a cement, and generally showing multiple colors.
    • In geology, a conglomerate where the fragments, in the place of becoming rounded or water-worn, are angular.
    • a rudaceous rock comprising razor-sharp fragments embedded in clay or sand

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