fractured Proterozoic metamorphic basement rock

fractured Proterozoic metamorphic basement rock

Detailed Description

Intensely fractured Proterozoic metamorphic basement rock exposed in Poncha Canyon. Systematic structural measurements of fractures in such old rocks indicate a protracted history of brittle deformation in the core of Poncha mountain block that continued into recent rift-related extensional faulting.

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Image Dimensions: 4320 x 3240

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