Talk:Breccia

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Category[edit]

I removed category "Sedimentary rocks" because breccia can be whatever type of rock, not only sedimentary. Siim 20:28, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

And I pretty much added the rest of the explanations as to how and why this is the case.Rolinator 07:23, 22 February 2006 (UTC)

Trivia[edit]

Hmmm... why was my trivia addition removed? It seemed valid to me. Perhaps I should have had it as "Cultural Reference" or something? Wilybadger 03:59, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

Simple - it was irrelevant to the subject in addition to being non-notable. Vsmith 11:22, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

I dunno. I'd think it being used in an extremely popular series of books (international best-sellers, the lot of them), would make it an ok reference. It might be a trivial reference but, well, that's why I had it listed as "Trivia". Wilybadger 04:41, 2 September 2006 (UTC)

Type[edit]

The article currently says

"Sedimentary breccias can be described as 'arenaceous', from the Latin word harena meaning 'sand', which are sandy or pebbly in nature."

.. and then

"breccias .. are composed of fragments averaging greater than 2 millimeters in size."

But surely an arenaceous rock by definition has particles less than 2mm in size. Coarser stuff should be called rudaceous. Pterre (talk) 19:15, 2 February 2008 (UTC)