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Snapshots

  1. Bottom view

    Snapshot Title: Bottom view
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fault Breccia in the Helderberg Group
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Rotate the sample 90 degrees, and take a look at the slickensides along the bottom: gigapan.com/gigapans/156561



  2. Vein calcite

    Snapshot Title: Vein calcite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fault Breccia in the Helderberg Group
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Vein calcite that presumably sealed the fault prior to reactivation and disaggregation, and ultimately being entombed in the new breccia.



  3. Limestone clast

    Snapshot Title: Limestone clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fault Breccia in the Helderberg Group
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    A fragment of the fault's wall rock, tumbled in the fault zone.



  4. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fault Breccia in the Helderberg Group
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    This box is 1 centimeter long.