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David Oakley's Snapshots

  1. Chlorite fracture

    Snapshot Title: Chlorite fracture
    Taken by: David Oakley

    Image: 8091A
    Image Owner: David Oakley



    Description:

    A chlorite filled fracture, also containing some wall-rock fragments.



  2. Mylonite breccia

    Snapshot Title: Mylonite breccia
    Taken by: David Oakley

    Image: 1311B
    Image Owner: David Oakley



    Description:

    A breccia containing chunks of mylonite, along a plane parallel to the direction of shear of the intact mylonite.



  3. Sphene

    Snapshot Title: Sphene
    Taken by: David Oakley

    Image: Thin Section 8023A
    Image Owner: David Oakley



    Description:

    Sphene appears in this thin section and a couple others taken immediately adjacent to it, but I have not seen it elsewhere in my study area.



  4. Mysterious Needles

    Snapshot Title: Mysterious Needles
    Taken by: David Oakley

    Image: Thin Section 8023A
    Image Owner: David Oakley



    Description:

    These occur a number of places in this sample. I'm not yet sure what they are.