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12 May 2011

Deformational fabrics in the Weverton Formation

My student Troy was working on the geologic history of the Thoroughfare Gap regions for his Honors project this semester, and we went out there last week to check out some stuff. One thing I was struck by was how much more deformed these rocks were than I had expected. This was particularly evident in some coarse meta-sandstones and meta-conglomerates of the Weverton Formation, which showed some well-developed deformational fabrics: …


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