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Mylonite (85)

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General Lithology:Mylonite
Description:A metamorphic rock, probably originally sedimentary, that has flowed under the influence of extreme tectonic forces, producing a strong linear fabric.
Representing:Formed during the building of the Canadian Cordillera between about 180 and 50 million years ago.
Where:Cordilleran metamorphic
Original location:Morkill, Alberta