Structural and hydrothermal evolution of a strike-slip shear zone during a ductile-brittle transition, Sierra Nevada, CA

@inproceedings{Hartman2018StructuralAH,
  title={Structural and hydrothermal evolution of a strike-slip shear zone during a ductile-brittle transition, Sierra Nevada, CA},
  author={Sean Hartman and Scott R. Paterson and Gregory J. Holk and James D. Kirkpatrick},
  year={2018}
}
Abstract The incursion of meteoric-hydrothermal fluids into the ductile crust can be evaluated with the stable isotope ratios of minerals in exhumed ductile shear zones, but the incursion mechanisms are yet to be well-demonstrated. Field structural and microstructural relations and regional oxygen isotope patterns from an exhumed, Late Cretaceous shear zone-fault system in the central Sierra Nevada, CA, are used to reconstruct the deformation history and develop insights into fluid incursion… CONTINUE READING