Origin of breccia
Examples from the Web for breccia
There was a good deal of sandstone, breccia or puddingstone, but near us on all sides the limestone formation was seen.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
Several human skeletons were found in a cave near Louisville, Ky., cemented into a breccia.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
Its material is a breccia from a quarry near Thebes, and is remarkable for its hardness.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
The specimen of this breccia is attached to a plate of granular quartz, and may possibly have been part of a vein.
Huge blocks of the breccia have fallen onto a gentle bare slope west of Little Strawberry Lake.The Geologic Setting of the John Day Country|Thomas Prence Thayer