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Meaning of haloclastia

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


In Geology it is the breakage of rocks caused by the enlargement or growth of salt crystals. It is a process of mechanical fragmentation of rocks.



The process of breaking or fragmentation of rocks by the growth of salt crystals in their pores or cracks. From the Greek 965; 948; 961; 959; ( halos "salt, especially from the sea") 954; 955; 945; 963; 964; 959; 962; ( klastós "broken, broken") . See hydroclastia, cryoclastia, thermoclastia.





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