Articles | Volume 10, issue 5
Research article
09 Oct 2019
Research article |  | 09 Oct 2019

Fracturing and crystal plastic behaviour of garnet under seismic stress in the dry lower continental crust (Musgrave Ranges, Central Australia)

Friedrich Hawemann, Neil Mancktelow, Sebastian Wex, Giorgio Pennacchioni, and Alfredo Camacho

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