accretionary lapilli


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accretionary lapilli

[ə′krē·shən‚er·ē lə′pi·lē]
(geology)
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Detailed microscopic examination of the volcaniclastic (epiclastic) deposits was carried out, discriminating them into accretionary lapilli tuff and finer grained hyaloclastite tuffs.
Keywords: Central Volcanic Range, pumice flow, Alto Palomo Formation, basal breccias, co-ignimbrites, accretionary lapilli.
amp; SCHMINCKE, H-U, 1995: Model for the origin of accretionary lapilli.