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Snapshots

  1. Fused grains

    Snapshot Title: Fused grains
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    getting all buddy-buddy with their neighbors



  2. More sutured grains

    Snapshot Title: More sutured grains
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with a preferred alignment



  3. Little black grain

    Snapshot Title: Little black grain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Interesting. Who's this little fellow?



  4. Preferred alignment of grains

    Snapshot Title: Preferred alignment of grains
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Long axes all point to upper right.



  5. Nubbin og a quartz vein

    Snapshot Title: Nubbin og a quartz vein
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Just a tiny fragment left sticking to the edge of the sample.



  6. P sol & empty space

    Snapshot Title: P sol & empty space
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lovely example of a stack of sutured grains running from upper left towards lower right; empty space along strike both to the upper right and lower left of that. Strain pattern here appears to broadly...



  7. Sutured grains

    Snapshot Title: Sutured grains
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Maximum stress oriented from upper left toward bottom right; note also the open gaps in the spaces between the grains in an upper right towards lower left direction...



  8. Rusty pancake

    Snapshot Title: Rusty pancake
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with a dollop of quartz on top



  9. Sutured grain boundaries

    Snapshot Title: Sutured grain boundaries
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    P sol!



  10. Outsized grain

    Snapshot Title: Outsized grain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This thing is a pebble! Bigger than the rest of this otherwise well-sorted sample.



  11. Preferred alignment of grains

    Snapshot Title: Preferred alignment of grains
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Strained Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Perhaps due to pressure solution?