Multiple Detachment Folds
by David Tanner, Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG), Hannover, Germany
Very thin marble and pelite layers that are highly deformed by folds which detach in the pelite layers. Image created by scanning a polished face of a hand specimen. Length approx. 8cm. Sample collected by Steffi Burchardt while mapping in the Carrara area.
Submitted on 07 July 2014
Credit: David Tanner (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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