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Definition of Breccia

Breccia
Breccia Brec"cia, n. [It., breach, pebble, fragments of stone, fr. F. br[`e]che; of German origin. See Breach.] (Geol.) A rock composed of angular fragments either of the same mineral or of different minerals, etc., united by a cement, and commonly presenting a variety of colors. Bone breccia, a breccia containing bones, usually fragmentary. Coin breccia, a breccia containing coins.

Meaning of Breccia from wikipedia

- 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...
- Cécile Breccia is a French actress and model best known for her role as Lt. Link Manion in the 2008 American military science fiction film Starship Troopers...
- Alberto Breccia (April 15, 1919 – November 10, 1993) was an Uruguay-born Argentine cartoonist. His son is the noted cartoonist Enrique Breccia. Born in...
- Neugrund breccia is a type of rock consisting of gneissic breccia and amphibolite originating from the Neugrund crater. Neugrund breccia formed during...
- Breccia Peak may refer to mountains/peaks: Breccia Peak (Wyoming) Breccia Peak (British Columbia) Breccia Peak (Washington) This disambiguation page lists...
- Fault breccia ( /ˈbrɛtʃiə/ or /ˈbrɛʃiə/; Italian for "breach"), or tectonic breccia, is a breccia (a rock type consisting of angular clasts) that was...
- Crackle breccia is a type of breccia where the clasts have been separated by planes of rupture, but have experienced little or no displacement. The individual...
- sandstones; and gravel, cobble, to boulder sized fragments in conglomerates and breccias. The Krumbein phi (φ) scale numerically orders these terms in a logarithmic...
- A breccia pipe, also referred to as a chimney, is a m**** of breccia (rock composed of broken fragments of minerals or rock cemented together by a fine-grained...
- Haffield Breccia, or Clent Breccia, (now known as the Haffield and Clent Formations) consist of a texturally immature compacted gravel, rich in volcanic...
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