- n. Plural form of breccia.
“To the north of the peninsula, Pulau Panaitan displays a similar pattern of deposition and uplift as the Gunung Payung massif, although volcanic material and breccias form outcrops in the northwest.”
“And we want to see if there are breccias, shocked quartz, and an iridium anomaly, Chatterjee said.”
“It has volcanic geological formations (tobaceous breccias and Tertiary effluvia).”
“The Bukit Barisan range is composed largely of sedimentary rocks uplifted at the same time as the Himalayas about 70 million years ago: limestone, shale, schist, sandstone, quartzite and breccias.”
“This basin has been burst through and filled up in many parts by eruptive traps and breccias, which often bear in their substances angular fragments of the more ancient rocks, as shown in the fossils they contain.”
“We examined faults on the Aglasun Daglari and in the area of Sarikaya extensively for the characteristics of active faults, sampling fault breccias and calcite precipitates.”
“Different types have previously been macroscopically and petrographically characterized in the city's monumental structures, and they include marble, limestone, conglomerate, breccias, travertine, granite, and sand-to-siltstone of different qualities.”
“A wide range of mineral resources was exploited at Sagalassos, including various kinds of building stones such as tuff, travertine, sandstone, breccias and conglomerates, and limestone (some varieties of which are semi-crystallized and almost metamorphosed into marble); clays for fine wares and common wares; iron ores; and more.”
“Several kinds of breccias, granite, and red porphyry (a type of igneous rock) were used in the revetment of the walls.”
“We already mentioned the use of afyon seker (sugar white), afyon bal (honey), pavonazetto (purple veined white marble or breccias) and cipollino (a green marble variety from Euboia, Greece) as the main marbles used as wall veneer, but new varieties of stone appear almost every day.”
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