Deformation styles adjacent to transform faults; evidence from the Troodos Ophiolite, Cyprus

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Authors:Allerton, Simon; Vine, F. J.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Oxford, Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford, United Kingdom
Other:
University of Bristol, United Kingdom
University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Volume Title:Ophiolites and their modern oceanic analogues
Volume Authors:Parson, L. M., editor; Murton, B. J.; Browning, P.
Source:Ophiolites and their modern oceanic analogues, edited by L. M. Parson, B. J. Murton and P. Browning. Geological Society Special Publications, Vol.60, p.251-261. Publisher: Geological Society of London, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0305-8719
Publication Date:1992
Note:In English. 33 refs.; illus., incl. sketch map
Summary:In the SE part of the Troodos ophiolite there is a region of fault blocks rotated clockwise about steeply inclined axes, apparently due to dextral slip on the S Troodos transform fault. A model for the structural processes active at ridge-transform intersections is suggested. [R.A.H.]
Subjects:Deformation; Dikes; Faults; Intrusions; Paleomagnetism; Strike-slip faults; Transform faults; Troodos Ophiolite; Asia; Cyprus; Middle East
Abstract Numbers:93M/1087
Record ID:1997025041
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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