Tuff-breccia, agglomerate, or pyroclastic breccia

Keyword Definition

Pyroclastic rock in which greater than 25 percent of particles are greater than 64 mm in largest dimension. Includes agglomerate, pyroclastic breccia of Gillespie and Styles (1999)

Schmid 1981; LeMaitre et al. 2002

Parents: Pyroclastic rock (207)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Sample >> Lithosphere >> Rock >> Whole >> Rock >> Igneous >> Fragmental >> Pyroclastic >> Tuff-breccia, agglomerate, or pyroclastic breccia



Category: Analysed material

The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.

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