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Shear sense indicator > Strain shadow
PREFERRED TERM
Strain shadow  
DEFINITION
  • An approximately cone-shaped domain adjacent to a porphyroclast or porphyroblast, aligned parallel to the direction of the foliation and usually composed of a different mineral from the porphyroblast or clast. It is formed by rearrangement of material in response to inhomogeneous deformation of the matrix adjacent to the porphyroblast or clast (Passchier & Trouw, 1996).
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  • ebnmar
CREATOR
  • ebnmar
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URI
http://resource.geolba.ac.at/structure/45
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