mylonitization


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mylonitization

[mī‚län·ə·tə′zā·shən]
(geology)
Rock deformation produced by intense microbrecciation without appreciable chemical alteration of granulated materials.
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In the K06 recrystallized fabric with frequent porphyroclasts revealed earlier mylonitization stage.
The latest deformation path in the study region is a low-temperature brittle deformation phase acted after ductile deformation and mylonitization processes.
The intense brecciation, mylonitization, and ductile to brittle-ductile deformational pattern of the shear zone mixed with quartz breccias, ferruginous breccias, schroll, and mylonitic rocks cause this negative gravity anomaly zone.
These new data support an interpretation whereby the locus of mylonitization in the MCT zone propagated southward into progressively cooler crustal material.
The mylonitization of the rocks at Prague fault zone indicates former tectonic movements (Kriz, 1999).
There was also widespread mylonitization and alteration of biotite in the Cape Chignecto pluton at about this time (Nearing et al.
The partial overthrust accompanied by mylonitization or/and boudinage exists in individual slices as well.
According to Oberc-Dziezdic and Madej (2002) the border of WSS and ESS on a Foresudetic Block has the character of a flat overthrust accompanied by mylonitization.