9 May 2013

Boudinage in northern Minnesota

Posted by Callan Bentley

This is my final post on the pre-GSA-Minneapolis structural geology field trip to the Superior Province. The photo above shows a roadcut exposure of boudinage in xenolith-bearing Vermillion Granitic Complex.

Here’s another, smaller, more brittle example of boudinage, from another site, the following morning:

Gee, it only took me 1.5 years to blog that trip in its entirety… Sheesh!