Roof and walls of the Red Mountain Creek pluton, eastern Sierra Nevada, California (USA): implications for process zones during pluton emplacement

@inproceedings{k2006RoofAW,
  title={Roof and walls of the Red Mountain Creek pluton, eastern Sierra Nevada, California (USA): implications for process zones during pluton emplacement},
  author={Jiř{\'i} Ž{\'a}k and Scott R. Paterson},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract The Red Mountain Creek pluton has a sub-circular outline in map section, generally flat roof, and steep sides. The pluton roof sharply truncates host rock markers, has a highly irregular geometry with rectangular steps, and passes continuously into a steep wall. The roof–wall transition is not offset by faults and shows no evidence of extensive diking or synemplacement ductile strain, which requires that the pluton roof and its wall remained attached to each other and were not faulted… CONTINUE READING