Definition of brecciation in English:

brecciation

noun

Geology
  • See breccia

    • ‘It is composed of a silicified core and flanked by more friable sulfides showing evidence of later tectonic brecciation.’
    • ‘The brecciation is probably a result of removal of evaporites from the underlying Moose River Formation.’
    • ‘Fluids involved in brecciation were most likely formation waters expelled from the cherts and basalts.’
    • ‘This would best be done by careful engineering - noting areas of brecciation and serpentinisation.’
    • ‘The presence of the brecciation, together with widespread metal anomalies provide enticing clues to mineralization.’

Pronunciation

brecciation

/brɛtʃˈeɪʃ(ə)n/