Pseudotachylyte-Bearing Strike-Slip Faults in Mylonitic Host Rocks, Fort Foster Brittle Zone, Kittery, Maine

  1. Rachel Abercrombie,
  2. Art McGarr,
  3. Giulio Di Toro and
  4. Hiroo Kanamori
  1. Mark T. Swanson

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/170GM17

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting

How to Cite

Swanson, M. T. (2006) Pseudotachylyte-Bearing Strike-Slip Faults in Mylonitic Host Rocks, Fort Foster Brittle Zone, Kittery, Maine, in Earthquakes: Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting (eds R. Abercrombie, A. McGarr, G. Di Toro and H. Kanamori), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/170GM17

Author Information

  1. Department of Geosciences, University of Southern Maine Gorham, Maine, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904351

Online ISBN: 9781118666272

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Keywords:

  • Seismic waves;
  • Energy dissipation;
  • Faults (Geology);
  • Seismology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Setting

  • Mapping Techniques

  • Pseudotachylyte in Outcrop

  • Microstructural Characteristics

  • Brittle Zone Structure

  • Coseismic Displacements

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions