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Fault in Crystalline Rock

Fault in crystalline rock

Fault in Crystalline rock

  • Exhibition Text

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

      AMNH collection

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Plate Tectonics

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

      Audience: General

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