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3 August 2018

Friday fold: a recumbent set of turbidites in the Black Hills

Today we feature a famous recumbent, chevron anticline near Hill City, South Dakota has been featured as a Friday Fold or not, but thought I would give it a go. The rocks are Proterozoic metagreywacke turbidites with 70 complete or partial Bouma sequences. This is believed to be a late (D4) fold in the Black Hills related to upward doming associated with the emplacement of the Harney Peak Granite, which …

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