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The Topock quadrangle exposes a structurally complex part of the Colorado River extensional corridor and also exposes deposits that record landscape evolution during the history of the Colorado River. Paleoproterozoic gneisses and Mesoproterozoic granitoids ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Scientific Investigations Map 3236
In this paper the structural relationships and their interpretations were investigated and analyzed in detail with the aim of unravelling the tectonic evolution of the Nigerian basement.
Reference: Journal of Engineering and Technology Research Vol. 3(4), pp. 133-138, April 2011
Geologically and tectonically active Himalayan Range is characterized by highly elevated mountains and deep river valleys. Because of steep mountain slopes, and dynamic geological conditions, large scale landslides are very common in Lesser and Higher Himalayan ...
Reference: EnvironmentalGeology, 57(6):1423‐1434, 2009
In this paper it has been studied the Precambrian mafic dykes to understand their nature, geochemical characteristics and their genesis.
Reference: Geochemical Journal, Vol. 41, pp. 173 to 186, 2007
Definitions of structural rock terms.
Reference: KHB, 1/29/2007 Paper_3.doc
This paper presents the results of new detailed geologic mapping, structural, kinematic, and quantitative thermobarometric investigations in Mabja Dome, southern Tibet, an area that has not been previously studied in such detail.
Reference: Journal of Structural Geology 26 (2004) 2297-2316
In this paper, we present a reinterpretation of the Agly dome based on a detailed kinematic study and on new U-Pb dating of zircons from two variably deformed granite bodies, one located in the gneissic core and the other located in the micaschist cover ...
Reference: "Geological Society of America, Special Paper 380, 2004"
The purpose of this project is to map the stratigraphy and structure of the Mendenhall Gneiss on the north side of the San Gabriel Fault. Using brunton compasses and topographic basemaps, data was taken on rock foliations and lineations, fault orientations ...
Reference: "Undergraduate Senior Thesis presented to the faculty of the Geological Sciences Deparetment, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, May 22, 2003"
The area between Keene and Hanover in west-central New Hampshire (NH Figure 1) is home to some "classic" geology of the Acadian Appalachians. This geology includes (1) fold nappes which transported highly metamorphosed deep-basin sediments over less-metamorphosed ...
Reference: New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference, 89th Annual Meeting. pp. A2.1 - A2.19
In this paper, the mode of occurrence and the nature of dumortierite and its host gneisses are described, and some considerations on the environments related to the formation of dumortierite are given.
Reference: Jour. Fac. Sci., Hokkaido Univ., Ser. IV, vol. 21, no. 3, Aug . 1985. pp. 465-481.