Monomictic Breccia

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Definition

A monomictic breccia is a clastic sedimentary rock composed of angular clasts having a single origin. The term monomictic also refers to a specific process of brecciation produced from rock deformation by shearing and granulation. Shear stress is produced during tectonic events or meteoric impact.

See also

Breccia

Crater, Impact

Impact Melt Rock

Impactite