Fault in Crystalline rock

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    • This near-vertical fault in granitic gneiss offsets a black basaltic dike.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Plate Tectonics

      Keywords: Gneiss, Basalt, Plate tectonics, Faults (Geology)

      Audience: General