Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth

Clastic

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_106

A geological term applied to rocks made up of fragments. The fragments are broken pieces of pre‐existing rocks and minerals, and may themselves be referred to as clastic.

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