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<p>Serpentinites are metamorphic rocks that are produced by low grade metamorphism or hydrothermal alteration of ultramafic igneous rocks. They have been used for many centuries in the construction of major cultural and religious symbols. The serpentinization ...
Filed under: Geology - Petrology - MinerologyReference: Episodes 2012
Brideau M.-A. , Stead D. et al.
The Dawson City landslide is a prehistoric slope failure at the northern end of the town. It occurred along the faulted contact between an ultramafic unit from the Slide Mountain terrane and a metasedimentary unit from the Yukon-Tanana terrane. The very blocky ...
Filed under: Engineering Geology - LandslidesReference: Yukon Exploration and Geology 2011, K.E. MacFarlane and P.J. Sack (eds.), Yukon Geological Survey, p. 17-26