Definitions

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  • adj. Containing mylonite

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In petrography, having the characters of mylonite, chiefly the granular texture of a rock metamorphosed by crushing.

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Examples

  • And speaking of mylonites once again, it turns out that mylonitic quartzite was rock of the week at All of My Faults Are Stress Related.

    Mylonitic Quartzite

  • Folded limestone atop a reddish limestone breccia sits on Precambrian to Cambrian, possibly mylonitic quartzite.

    Mylonitic Quartzite

  • It appears to be an alteration feature or late stage intrusive feature, though the granitic rocks are entirely within the lower plate of a core complex and are often mylonitized or mylonitic.

    Hmmm...

  • Composed of mylonitic peridotite, the submarine mountain of which these rocks are the pinnacles extends 4000 meters into the ocean depths.

    St. Peter and St. Paul rocks

  • These equatorial Brazilian islands, composed of mylonitic peridotite, are of volcanic origin.

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  • Brazilian islands, composed of mylonitic peridotite, are of volcanic origin.

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  • Mapping of parallel, variably mineralized, often mylonitic anastomosing shear zones up to

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  • - Characteristics of the zone include mylonitic with abundant veins and disseminated sulphides which could correspond to a mineralized fault zone that forms the southern boundary of the Manuela zone.

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  • The structures which host the mineralization appear to be controlled by the fault splays and dislocation caused by cross-cutting open faults and mylonitic fault zones associated with the regional Grease River fault system.

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