Research Paper | Geology | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020
Dyke Swarm at Vaijapur-Gangapur, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra, India - Field Characters and Deformations
R. D. Kaplay | Md. Babar | Krishna Bochre | Kiran Karade
Abstract: In addition to the three major dyke swarms from Deccan Volcanic Province, the Dyke swarm is reported from Central Deccan Volcanic Province from Aurangabad region recently. Small size dyke swarm is also reported from South East Deccan Volcanic Province, Nanded. In this paper we study the Dyke Swarm from NW of Aurangabad region in Maharashtra. These basaltic dykes have intruded the host basaltic rocks. The length of the dykes varies from 1.8 to 6.5 km and in width dykes vary from 1.5 to 18.0 m. The dominant orientation of the dykes is NE-SW which matches with the trend of Narmada-Tapi Dyke Swarm. The study describes the evidence of ‘deformations (off-set) ’. The deformations in the dykes are ‘non-tectonic’ (the off-set in dykes is attributed to the mechanical contrast of the associated rock types) as well as ‘tectonic’ (displacement along fractures). The deformations observed at Aurangabad and present study area, are primary (non-tectonic) and secondary (tectonic) deformation. This zone, a stretch of ~ 65 km is designated as Central Deccan Volcanic Province Deformation Zone (CDVPDZ).
Keywords: Dyke swarm, deformation, Deccan basalt, Vaijapur-Gangapur, Aurangabad
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,
Pages: 406 - 414
How to Cite this Article?
R. D. Kaplay, Md. Babar, Krishna Bochre, Kiran Karade, "Dyke Swarm at Vaijapur-Gangapur, Aurangabad District, Maharashtra, India - Field Characters and Deformations", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020, pp. 406-414, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20712235953
How to Share this Article?
Similar Articles with Keyword 'deformation'
Deformation of Rocks of the Mahakaushal Super Group around Barman, the Narmada Valley, Narsinghpur District, M. P.
Shivam Tiwari  | Arun K Shandilya
A Unified Structural Framework for Major Shear Zone in the Ntem-Chaillu-Ivindo Blocks: Case of Tectonic and Structural Evolution of the Ivindo Basement, Northern Republic of Congo, Congo Craton
Alan Patrick Rodeck Loemba | Hardy Medry Dieu-Veill Nkodia | Urbain Fiacre Opo | Nicy Carmel Bazebizonza Tchiguina | Timothee Miyouna | Florent Boudzoumou