pseudotachylyte

noun pseu·do·tachylyte \"+\

Definition of pseudotachylyte

  1. :  a rock consisting of glass in which are included numerous fragments of the adjacent rock and which is supposed to have been formed by the partial fusion of crush breccia or mylonite

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Origin and Etymology of pseudotachylyte

International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + tachylyte


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