Veins in a ductile shear zone
by Wenzhu Hou, The University of Hong Kong, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Quartz veins are commonly developed in the shear zone and may clearly mark the ductile deformation. This photo was taken in the Red River shear zone, Yunnan, China, induced by the progressive collision between India and Tibet.
Wenzhu Hou (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)