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Breccia - Sedimentary Rock Types - Geology - About.com
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 ...
http://geology.about.com/od/rocks/ig/sedrockindex/rocpicbreccia.htm
Volcanic Breccia - Geology - About.com
Breccia , like conglomerate, consists of pieces of mixed size, but the large pieces are broken. This breccia is in volcanic rock that has later been altered. Gallery ...
http://geology.about.com/od/more_igrocks/ig/extrusives/breccia.htm
Sedimentary Rock Gallery - Limestone Breccia - Geology - About.com
Movement on a fault disassembled this limestone, forming a breccia in the top half of the boulder while leaving the bottom half undisturbed. Gallery ...
http://geology.about.com/od/more_sedrocks/ig/sedrocksgallery/nvlwashbreccia.htm
Fault Breccia - Geology - About.com
Fault breccia on Pine Canyon Road on the San Andreas fault.
http://geology.about.com/od/geology_ca/ig/saf1857/saf1857gouge1.htm
Sedimentary Rock Gallery - Fault Breccia - Geology - About.com
This is a brecciated mudstone from a northern California beach. It started as a simple rock, but some time after it consolidated, something—probably motion ...
http://geology.about.com/od/more_sedrocks/ig/sedrocksgallery/faultbreccia.htm
Shell Beach, California - Breccia of Franciscan Matrix - Geology
The Franciscan matrix at Shell Beach may form brecciated rocks.
http://geology.about.com/od/geology_ca/ig/CAshellbeach/shellbchbreccia.htm
Sea-Cliff Conglomerate - Geology - About.com
Spectacular conglomerate beds of the San Onofre Breccia, including dark cobbles of Miocene lava, crop out at Wood's Cove in Laguna Beach. Gallery ...
http://geology.about.com/od/geotours_ca/ig/lagunabeach/lagunaconglom.htm
Geology Wallpaper - Rock Closeups - Chert Breccia 1, 800x600
Chert breccia number 1, 800x600, from the Rock Closeups collection of geologic wallpaper images on About.com.
http://geology.about.com/library/bl/wallpaper/n_wp_rocks_chertbrec1_800.htm
California Transect - Stop 3, Breccia - Geology - About.com
Stop 3, Green Valley Fault: Fault Breccia. Fault gouge ... Fault motion (and perhaps landsliding) shattered and mixed the local rock into this breccia. Day 1, Coast ...
http://geology.about.com/od/geophoto_tours/ig/CAtransecttrip/stop3breccia.htm
California Transect - Stop 12, Igneous Breccia - Geology - About.com
Stop 12, Jarbo Gap Ophiolite: Igneous Breccia. Self-fractured ... Igneous breccia is created by fracturing existing rock during the intrusion of fresh magma. Day 1 ...
http://geology.about.com/od/geophoto_tours/ig/CAtransecttrip/stop12breccia.htm
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