Fault at Tent Rocks, New Mexico

This is a subvertical wall within volcanic pyroclastics and reworked volcanic material on the flanks of the Jemez super volcano at a site known as Tent Rocks (well worth the visit). The top of the walking stick provides some idea of scale. You should note and trace the following; 1) the various fault slip surfaces, and 2) a disctinctive bedding horizon that marks the amount of offset.

Questions that may come to mind include the following. Which fault strand has the largest movement on it and why do you think so? What type of fault is this?

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