Back-scattered electron imagery of the tectonic fabrics of some fine-grained sediments: Implications for fabric nomenclature and deformation processes

@article{Agar1989BackscatteredEI,
  title={Back-scattered electron imagery of the tectonic fabrics of some fine-grained sediments: Implications for fabric nomenclature and deformation processes},
  author={Susan M. Agar and David J. Prior and Jan H. Behrmann},
  journal={Geology},
  year={1989},
  volume={17},
  pages={901-904}
}
Back-scattered electron investigations of Argille Scagliose, mudstones from the Barbados forearc sampled during Ocean Drilling Program Leg 110, and the matrix of the Okitsu melange, southwest Japan, indicate a variety of microfabric geometries and deformation mechanisms despite the similarity of their mesoscopic scaly fabrics. In the Okitsu melange, the scaly fabric is the mesoscopic expression of an anastomosing microfabric, whereas the detailed geometry of scaly fabrics is unrelated to the… Expand

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