Local displacement of diapir contacts and its importance to pluton emplacement study; discussion and reply

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doi: 10.1016/S0191-8141(96)80034-4
Authors:Paterson, Scott R.; Fowler, T. Kenneth, Jr.; Schwerdtner, W. M.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Southern California, Department of Earth Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States
University of Toronto, Canada
Volume Title:Journal of Structural Geology
Source:Journal of Structural Geology, 18(5), p.711-714. Publisher: Pergamon, Oxford-New York, International. ISSN: 0191-8141
Publication Date:1996
Note:In English. For reference to original see Schwerdtner, W. M., J. Struct. Geol., Vol. 17, p. 907-910, 1995. 23 refs.; illus.
Summary:The authors agree with Schwerdtner in his main conclusion, but call for further discussion on the question of ballooning vs diapirism, the validity of previous measurements of country rock displacement, and additional tests of diapir models by comparison with natural systems. [R.A.H.]
Subjects:Aureoles; Concepts; Diapirism; Displacements; Emplacement; Evaluation; Indicators; Intrusions; Isotropy; Mechanism; Plutons; Strain; Ardara Pluton; California; Donegal Ireland; Europe; Ireland; United States; Western Europe; Papoose Flat Pluton
Abstract Numbers:96M/4654
Record ID:1996048804
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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