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Asbestos formed along the contact of the Bass Limestone and diabase sill in Tapeats Creek, Grand Canyon, AZ

Asbestos formed along the contact of the Bass Limestone and diabase sill in Tapeats Creek, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA.

Unique Geology | Unusual erosional surface in the Towsley Formation. Erosion can happen ...

Unique Geology | Unusual erosional surface in the Towsley Formation. Erosion can happen ...

Xenolith

Geology Word of the Week: X is for Xenolith - Georneys

Mosaic Canyon - Death Valley Geology - Breccia is composed of angular fragments of many different kinds of parent rock.

(Check out this Breccia Sedimentary Rock!)Mosaic Canyon - Death Valley Geology - Breccia is composed of angular fragments of many different kinds of parent rock.

Plunging anticle near Lander, Wyoming

Plunging anticle near Lander, Wyoming

What Geological Formation Embodies Your Spirit? | PlayBuzz

What Geological Formation Embodies Your Spirit?

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These asymmetrical granite boudins and the formation of the surrounding metamorphic rock show evidence of the brittle and ductile deformation that took place.

Conglomerate Outcrops

Conglomerate Outcrops

Seismite in the Middle East (Dead Sea). Seismites are soft-sediment deformations in units caused by earthquakes near the time of their initial deposition.  G

Seismite in the Middle East (Dead Sea? Seismites are soft-sediment deformations in units caused by earthquakes near the time of their initial deposition. Like Point Reyes

Refolded folds. Superimposition of later open folds on earlier isoclinal folds in the Eilde Schists of Loch Leven, Scotland.

Superimposition of later open folds on earlier isoclinal folds in the Eilde Schists of Loch Leven, Scotland.

Devonian metamorphic rocks (garnet-bearing gneiss) exposed on the western side of Cabbage Island, Maine

Devonian metamorphic rocks (garnet-bearing gneiss) exposed on the western side of Cabbage Island, Maine

graphic-41.large.jpg (921×693) Carbonatite

graphic-41.large.jpg (921×693) Carbonatite

Kink fold | EAS 4260 Structural Geology

Kink Fold, detachment fold in Rundle thrust plate: Mt Rundle Canada

That’s a gorgeous fault breccia, emplaced parallel to bedding, and parallel to the felsic dike (which can be found a few feet to the west / right of these photos):

Fault breccia in Beekmantown limestone - Mountain Beltway

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