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Evidence of meteorite impact in the Siljan Structure, Central Sweden

Thorslund, Per; Auton, Clive. 1975 Evidence of meteorite impact in the Siljan Structure, Central Sweden. Bulletin of the Geological Institutions, University of Uppsala N.S. , 6. 69-72.

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Abstract/Summary

Within the Siljan structure, Central Sweden, shock phenomena are found: shatter cones in the granites of the core and deformed fossils within shales of the peripheral ring of Palaeozoic strata. This supports the interpretation of formation of the structure by meteorite impact.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Other
Additional Keywords: Shatter cones
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Space Sciences
Date made live: 15 Apr 2015 14:01 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/510612

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