• Rudolph A. J. TrouwEmail author
  • Cees W. Passchier
  • Dirk J. Wiersma


The purpose of this chapter is to give the reader the option to check his or her level of understanding of mylonites by trying to answer the questions given in the figure captions. Although we do not claim that our solutions given at the end of the chapter are the only possible ones, they will enable an assessment of the level of comprehension.


Metamorphic Condition Shear Sense Partial Recrystallization Mylonitic Foliation Undulose Extinction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolph A. J. Trouw
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cees W. Passchier
    • 2
  • Dirk J. Wiersma
    • 3
  1. 1.Depto. Geologia Ilha do FundaoUniversidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro-RJBrazil
  2. 2.Institut für GeowissenschaftenUniversität MainzMainzGermany
  3. 3.UtrechtThe Netherlands

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