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cataclastic rock[¦kad·ə¦klas·tik ′räk]
Rock containing angular fragments formed by cataclasis. Also known as cataclasite.
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Also common as clasts are quartz sandstone, red and black siltstone, chert, and cataclastic rocks
The zones of cataclastic rocks
of the strike cataclastic zone are oriented in the north-south direction and to the north-north-west and south-south-east; and are occupied with the crushed adjacent rocks with graphite and tectonic breccia.
The older faults, involving granodiorite dykes, show a fabric defined by foliated cataclastic rocks
and quartz veins and give rise to the retrogradation of the granodiorite to chlorite-muscovite assemblages.
of the San Gabriel Faults--An expression of deformation at deeper crustal levels in the San Andreas Fault Zone.