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The low-grade Canal de las Montanas Shear Zone and its role in the tectonic emplacement of the Sarmiento Ophiolitic Complex and Late Cretaceous Patagonian Andes orogeny, Chile

Calderon, Mauricio; Fosdick, J.C.; Warren, C.; Massonne, H.-J.; Fanning, Christopher; Fadel Cury, L.; Schwanethal, J.; Fonseca, P.E.; Galaz, G.; Gaytan, D.; Herve, Francisco


The Canal de las Montañas Shear Zone (CMSZ), southern Patagonian Andes (51-52°S), is a low-grade mylonite belt generated from felsic ignimbritic, pelitic and basaltic protoliths of the Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous Rocas Verdes basin. The different typ

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Tectonophysics
DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2011.12.034


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