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GeoSnaps - Image of the Day

Geologic snapshots capturing Arizona’s geologic setting and mining history with a picture of the day from 1 January through 31 December 2013.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013
detachment fault, Basin and Range Province

March 24, 2011 | Black Mountains | Mohave County, Arizona

Strongly faulted volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks carried in the hangingwall of a  gently east-dipping detachment fault in the Black Mountains north of Mt. Perkins, Mohave County, Arizona. (Photo by Charles Ferguson)

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