Cataclastic metamorphism

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Textural changes in rocks in which brittle minerals and rocks are broken and flattened as a result of intense folding or faulting; produces fragmentation of rocks as coarse-grained breccias and fine-grained mylonites.
Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. Physical Geology, 6th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall

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