Grain Migrations

Chapter
Part of the Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy book series (SPRINGERGEOCHEM)

Abstract

Migration of one grain into the other destructs the shape of the latter. This brief collection presents rectangular, triangular and sub-circular patterns of migrations.

Keywords

Structural Geology Shear Sense 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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