rock composed of angular fragments of older rocks melded together.
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a rock consisting of angular fragments embedded in a finer matrix, formed by erosion, impact, volcanic activity, etc
(brěch’ē-ə, brěch’ə, brěsh’-)
A rock composed of angular fragments embedded in a fine-grained matrix. Breccias form from explosive volcanic ejections, the compaction of talus, or plate tectonic processes. Breccias are different from conglomerates in that the fragments they contain are angular instead of rounded.
Petrology. to form as breccia.
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