Late Shortening and Extensional Structures and Veins in the Western Margin of the Taconic Orogen ( New York to Vermont )

@inproceedings{Lim2005LateSA,
  title={Late Shortening and Extensional Structures and Veins in the Western Margin of the Taconic Orogen ( New York to Vermont )},
  author={Chul Woo Lim and William S. F. Kidd and Stephen S. Howe},
  year={2005}
}
Along the western margin of the Taconic orogen in New York and Vermont, undeformed quartz-calcite veins commonly occur in the belt of melange that formed beneath the westward-advancing Taconic Allochthon during the Middle-Late Ordovician Taconic orogeny. The veins have mineral slickenfibers recording either reverse or normal slip. In New York, the reverse-motion veins recording the latest phase of shortening are crosscut by the normalmotion veins and faults. The shortening indicated by the… CONTINUE READING