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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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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.
Folded limestone atop a reddish limestone breccia sits on Precambrian to Cambrian, possibly 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.
Composed of mylonitic peridotite, the submarine mountain of which these rocks are the pinnacles extends 4000 meters into the ocean depths.
These equatorial Brazilian islands, composed of mylonitic peridotite, are of volcanic origin.
Brazilian islands, composed of mylonitic peridotite, are of volcanic origin.
Mapping of parallel, variably mineralized, often mylonitic anastomosing shear zones up to
- 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.
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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