Bedrock Geology of the Thiel Mountains, Antarctica

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Science  07 Sep 1962:
Vol. 137, Issue 3532, pp. 751-752
DOI: 10.1126/science.137.3532.751


Cordierite-bearing, hyper-sthene-quartz monzonite porphyry, the most widespread rock unit, is intruded by biotite granite and porphyritic biotite granite. Sedimentary and metasedimentary rocks, mainly quartzites and argillites, have been metamorphosed locally to hornfels and have been involved in high-angle faulting. Shear zones are common in the plutonic rocks.