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flow banding[′flō ‚band·iŋ]
An igneous rock structure resulting from flowing of magmas or lavas and characterized by alternation of mineralogically unlike layers.
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At outcrop scale, the flow banding
is one of the most distinct features of Topaz Mountain and appears to have provided pathways for vapor transport, with crystal-lined vugs concentrated along the flow banding
These fractures appear to be the result of flow banding
and, although this unit has been included in the Cretaceous Lancones Formation, the authors believe that the well preserved features could indicate a younger age.