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Fubarite is an informal name and in-joke in geology for any rock that has been severely brecciated and metamorphosed to the point that it is difficult or impossible to determine its origin.[1][2][3] The name is a word play with the acronym FUBAR, which means "fucked up beyond all recognition".[4]

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  1. ^ Sandstone - Page 6 - JREF Forum
  2. ^ Schist
  3. ^ Re: Delphi 7 Pro. Purchase
  4. ^ Hudson, Richard Dennis; Hudson, Richard; Hudson, Rick (1999). A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone and Mineral Sites of British Columbia. Orca Book Publishers. p. 7. The change can be small (slate is simply shale that has been cooked for a few millennia), or it can be so dramatic you can't tell what the original material was (sometimes known as fubarite = “fudged up beyond all recognition”)!