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Crystalline-Clast Breccia with Sandy Matrix

Red ball iconMANSON IMPACT STRUCTURE

Crystalline-Clast Breccia
with Sandy Matrix  

PHOTOMICROGRAPH

Crystalline-Clast Breccia
with Sandy Matrix

M-1 Core--655 feet

Mottled quartz grain (center of field) is partially recrystallized, the brown "toasted" grains are highly shocked quartz, and the green grains are hornblende.

field 6.4 x 4.2 mm
plane-polarized light

     
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