Structural Trends in the Southernmost North American Precambrian, Oaxaca, Mexico

@inproceedings{Kesler1970StructuralTI,
  title={Structural Trends in the Southernmost North American Precambrian, Oaxaca, Mexico},
  author={Stephen E. Kesler and Stanley Allen Heath},
  year={1970}
}
Structures observed in a 1000 km2 area of Grenville age Precambrian metasediments near Oaxaca in southern Mexico record the effects of a single orogenic event that produced cylindroidal folds about axes with an average bearing of N. 32° W. and plunge of 26° NW. The orientation of this structural grain appears to provide support for previous proposals (based on geochronology) that a structural belt of Grenville age rocks extends southward from Texas into the Oaxaca area. Further interpretations… CONTINUE READING