Simple Lithology

cataclasite series

broader composite genesis rock
narrower cataclasite series
fault related material
narrower cataclasite series
definition Fault-related rock that maintained primary cohesion during deformation, with matrix comprising greater than 10 percent of rock mass; matrix is fine-grained material formed through grain size reduction by fracture as opposed to crystal plastic process that operate in mylonitic rock. Includes cataclasite, protocataclasite and ultracataclasite. more like this
source Sibson, 1977; Scholz, 1990; Snoke and Tullis, 1998; Barker, 1998 Appendix II; NADM SLTTm, 2004 more like this
in scheme simplelithology
is primary topic of cataclasite series