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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 ...
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.
Sedimentary Rock Gallery - Limestone Breccia - Geology - About.com
Limestone Breccia. Picture Gallery of Sedimentary Rocks. A study in grays - Photo (c) 208 Andrew Alden, licensed to About ...
Shell Beach, California - Breccia of Franciscan Matrix - Geology
The Franciscan matrix at Shell Beach may form brecciated rocks.
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 ...
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 ...
Geology of Laguna Beach, California - 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. Photo Credit : ...
Geology Wallpaper - Rock Closeups - Chert Breccia 1 - 1280x1024
Chert breccia number 1, from the Rock Closeups collection of geologic wallpaper images on About.com.
Diamictite - Sedimentary Rock Types - Geology - About.com
Breccia, being made of a finer matrix bearing large jagged clasts that may even fit together, is clearly formed without water. Diamictite is something that is not ...
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 ...