Pull-Aparts, Boudins and Brittle Faults

  • Soumyajit Mukherjee
Part of the Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy book series (SPRINGERGEOCHEM)


Brittle deformation of mineral grains may slip (=fault), separate along either a parallel opening (parallel-pull-apart) or along a v-opening.


Shear Zone Structural Geology Parallel Opening Indian Plate Field Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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