Definition of Breccial
1. breccia [adj] - See also: breccia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breccial
Literary usage of Breccial
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1856)
"Dried apples became ' one solid breccial mass of impacted angularities, a conglomerate of sliced chalcedony.' 'Butter and lard required a heavy cold-chisel ..."
2. The Chinese: A General Description of China and Its Inhabitants by John Francis Davis (1840)
"... at the foot of the ridge, Dr. Abel observes, that the hills which formed the banks of the river exhibited a breccial structure at their base, ..."
3. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal by Elisha Kent Kane (1854)
"Thus, dried apples be. eame one solid breccial mass of impacted angularities, a conglomerate of sliced chalcedony. Dried peaches the same. ..."
4. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1895)
"... fluxion, and breccial structures. The originally glassy ground mass of these rocks has become devitrified— hence they are apo-rhyolites, a°nd they have ..."
5. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1851)
"Further down the river we passed other rocks of a breccial character, but having their component parts on so largo a scale, that they could be distinguished ..."
6. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"breccial are denominated according to the nature of their component parts. Thus we have calcareous breccias, or marbles; and siliceous breccias, ..."
7. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1870)
"... Santo Ciro below the bone breccial and at Syracuse they actually form the cliffs in which these caves are situated ; not only however were these caves ..."