- Petrology. to form as breccia.
Origin of brecciate
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These waters deposited around the spring a brecciated mass of quartz and feldspar, much of it of a reddish color.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California
Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
The rauchstein of the modern section is distinguished by stringers of calcite, which give it at times a brecciated appearance.De Re Metallica
Very often displacement of the walls again takes place, and the infilling or “veinstone” is torn apart and brecciated.