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4 November 2012

Animated GIF of the Walker Top Granite

Animated GIF of the Walker Top Granite

Here’s one of the cool rocks I saw on my pre-GSA-Charlotte field trip to the Neoacadian Inner Piedmont field trip: the protomylonitic Walker Top Granite (~366 Ma crystallization), which was deformed as the terrane it was intruded into got shoved up and to the west (and perhaps the southwest!). Here’s an animated GIF I made to show off one particularly striking bit of float: The rock is dominated by big …

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