Simple Lithology

impact generated material

unstar this property definition Material that contains features indicative of shock metamorphism, such as microscopic planar deformation features within grains or shatter cones, interpreted to be the result of extraterrestrial bolide impact. Includes breccias and melt rocks. more like this
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impact breccia more like this
impact metamorphic rock more like this
suevite more like this
tagamite more like this
tektite more like this
star this property source Stöffler and Grieve 2007; Jackson 1997 more like this
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star this property broader composite genesis material
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