Eye-type folds at the Palmi shear zone (Calabria, Italy)

Eye-type folds at the Palmi shear zone (Calabria, Italy) Int J Earth Sci (Geol Rundsch) (2017) 106:2039–2040 DOI 10.1007/s00531-017-1466-9 GEOSITES The Palmi shear zone (Calabria, southern Italy) trends—WNW and very complex structures often occurring in ductile high strain shear is of crustal-scale. It developed during the Eocene strike-slip tecton- zones dominated by simple shear (Alsop and Carreras 2007) display- ics (Ortolano et al. 2013; Festa et al. 2016) affecting the Calabria- ing more than 90° hinge-line curvature and usually a typical elliptical Peloritani terrane (Cirrincione et al. 2015) in the central Mediterra- Y-Z cross section of the finite strain ellipsoid (Alsop and Holdsworth nean area during the Alpine Orogeny (51–56 Ma, biotite Rb–Sr age; 2004, 2006). Their overall vergence and minor related en-echelon Prosser et al. 2003). The mylonitic rocks consist of remnants of the tongues help to define the shear sense or flow transport direction southern European Hercynian metamorphic basement: migmatitic (Alsop and Carreras 2007). The photograph (width of view ~2 m) paragneisses, skarns and tonalites. Marked differences of lithologies shows a sheath fold truncated upwards by a sub-horizontal dipping sheared and attained greenschist facies (0.6 GPa, 410 °C: Prosser minor shear plane occurring in the calc-silicates bearing skarns. The et al. 2003). This produced a strong http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Earth Sciences Springer Journals

Eye-type folds at the Palmi shear zone (Calabria, Italy)

Loading next page...
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Earth Sciences; Geology; Geophysics/Geodesy; Sedimentology; Structural Geology; Mineral Resources; Geochemistry
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site


You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial