Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Science, College of Science, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran


This research has presented the results of the structural and microstructural analyses of the Faryadoun region which is located in the NE of the Fars province. In this research, a new NW-striking belt has been introduced in the central part of Zagros hinterland and NE of the Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic belt. The mean attitudes of the foliation and lineation in this new belt are 315˚, 57˚ NE and 23˚, 116˚, respectively. The study of kinematic indicators revealed the occurrence of a sinistral top-to-the NW shear in this new belt which is different with the known dextral deformation in the central region of the Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic belt.


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