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Fabrics and strain

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Deformed fossil Deformed trilobite, Moydart Formation, Silurian Arisaig Group, Moydart Point Nova Scotia
Deformed conglomerate Deformed Conglomerate: Proterozoic Toby Formation, British Columbia
Stretched pillows Deformed pillow lavas, Twillick Point, Carmanville, Newfoundland
Slaty cleavage intersecting bedding Slaty cleavage (near vertical) intersecting bedding (near horizontal), Cambrian Forteau Formation, Indian Head Range, Newfoundland
Cleavage Slaty cleavage showing cleavage refraction, Noggin Island, Newfoundland
Crenulation lineation Crenulation lineation, Proterozoic Windermere Supergroup, British Columbia
Pressure solution cleavage Pressure solution cleavage, Cambrian Summerside Formation, Frenchman's Pond, Newfoundland
Differentiated and transposed foliations Differentiated and transposed foliation: The most conspicuous foliation, running horizontally in this view, developed by differentiation and transposition of an earlier foliation, which is visible as small fold hinges within pale 'lithons'.
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