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TitleBoudinage and block rotation
DescriptionBoudinage and block rotation within pulled-apart blocks of a mafic dike, within garnet amphibolite gneisses of the Cordillera Darwin, Tierra del Fuego (loc. Ventisquero Italia). The boudinage blocks are 0.5-1m in length and the gneissic foliation is well illustrated. Garnet porphyroblasts are visible within the dark gneiss layer, right center.
LithostratigraphyCordillera Darwin
LocationTierra del Fuego.
PhotographerChristine Smith. 1995.
CollectionKeck Structural Geology Slide Set #CS2.
Key wordsboudinage, dike, gneiss
Tech details387 KB. Outcrop.
GeoDIL number3041