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VOLCANIC BRECCIA [1 record]

Record 1 2010-10-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology
  • Petrography
DEF

A pyroclastic rock in which all fragments are more than 2 millimeters in diameter.

OBS

volcanic breccia: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volcanologie et sismologie
  • Pétrographie
DEF

Brèche résultant de la cimentation de fragments de roches volcaniques (cendres, lapillis, etc.)

CONT

Bombes, lapillis et autres débris d'explosion peuvent être cimentés pour former des brèches volcaniques.

OBS

brèche volcanique : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Vulcanología y sismología
  • Petrografía
CONT

Las brechas volcánicas están constituidas por derrubios de rocas, las más de las veces volcánicas (proyecciones), que han sido cimentadas por la lava de las erupciones.

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