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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- The formation of a rock consisting of sharp fragments embedded in a fine-grained matrix.

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  • This zone shows extensive post mineralization brecciation.
  • Shear deformation and brecciation is common in the core of the fold.
  • Rock samples from the area show signs of shearing or brecciation and silica-flooding.
  • The grade can generally be correlated with the intensity of brecciation and quartz-carbonate flooding. for more
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