Structure and distribution of fault rocks in the Alpine Fault Zone, New Zealand

  title={Structure and distribution of fault rocks in the Alpine Fault Zone, New Zealand},
  author={Richard H. Sibson and Stanley H. White and Barry Kean Atkinson},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={197 - 210}
Summary The Alpine Fault Zone, which is the dominant strand in a dextral system of transform faults along the boundary between the Indo-Australian and Pacific plates, forms a pronounced lineament about 1 km in width. Within the fault zone, the cross-strike passage from cataclasite through augen mylonite (both derived from largely granitoid basement to the NW) to mylonites derived from the high-grade Alpine Schists on the upthrown south-eastern side, is thought to reflect the original… 

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