peperite

peperite

[′pep·ə‚rīt]
(geology)
A breccialike material in marine sedimentary rock, considered to be either a mixture of lava with sediment, or shallow intrusions of magma into wet sediment.
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12 Pb-Zn deposits (New Brunswick), the presence of peperites in association with pyroclastic rocks and tufflavas indicates the in situ emplacement of pyroclastic rocks (cf.