Outcrop-Scale Brittle Fault, Lake Anna

An outcrop-scale brittle fault exposed on the shore of Lake Anna in the vicinity of the Dominion North Anna Power Plant.

Detailed Description

An outcrop-scale brittle fault exposed on the shore of Lake Anna in the vicinity of the Dominion North Anna Power Plant.  The fault offsets a pegmatite dike within biotite granitic gneiss by about 1 meter, in a reserve (top-to-east) sense-of-motion.  The small fault is oriented 235°, with a dip of 30° to the northwest (view is to south in this photograph).  

Details

Image Dimensions: 2333 x 3252

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US