Tectonic Uplift and Exhumation of Blueschist Belts Along Transpressional Strike-Slip Fault Zones

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. Paul Mann1 and
  2. Mark B. Gordon2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0143

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Mann, P. and Gordon, M. B. (1996) Tectonic Uplift and Exhumation of Blueschist Belts Along Transpressional Strike-Slip Fault Zones, in Subduction Top to Bottom (eds G. E. Bebout, D. W. Scholl, S. H. Kirby and J. P. Platt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM096p0143

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Geophysics, the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78759-8397

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77251-1892

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900780

Online ISBN: 9781118664575

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Keywords:

  • Subduction zones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Significance of Strike-Slip-Related Upliff and Exhumation of Blueschist Belts

  • Some Examples of Blueschists in Active and Ancient Transpressional Settings

  • Proposed Syn- to Post-Subduction Model for the Uplift of Blueschists