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Impressive clastic dyke through a slide block, Rosario Formation, a Late Cretaceous unit in southwestern California (U.S.) and northwestern Baja California (Mexico).

Impressive clastic dyke through a slide block, Rosario Formation, a Late Cretaceous unit in southwestern California (U.) and northwestern Baja California (Mexico).

Sill intruding Dolomite of the Helena Formation, Glacier National Park, Montana.

The dark band in this cliff face is the Purcell Sill, and diorite sill that intrudes rock of the Proterozoic Belt Supergroup in Glacier National Park. The white rock on either side of the sill is bleached because of the contact metamorphism.

Precambrian sedimentary rock layers in northern Michigan that have undergone multiple phases of tectonic deformation.

msugeology: “ MSU geology students examine Precambrian sedimentary rock layers in northern Michigan that have undergone multiple phases of tectonic deformation.

"The footwall is on the left. Since the beds indicate that the hanging wall has risen relative to the footwall, this is a reverse fault." Photo by Norris W. Jones

USA: Reverse Fault: the footwall is on the left. Since the beds indicate that the hanging wall has risen relative to the footwall, this is a reverse fault. Photo: Norris W.