The Sedimentary Successions of Itararé Group in Mirador, SC — Southern Brazil

The outcrops around Mirador, SC — Southern Brazil, are fascinanting. Here we have: a) an outcrop showing the sequence of sandstones and mudstones; b) a zoom-in of the outcrop; and c) a sketch of the main features observed. Notice the load cast and flame structures, and the tabular aspect of the sedimentary layers.
May different sets of sedimentary rocks and structures can be found in the Mirador region. Here we have examples of: a) sandstones with convoluted folds and load cast structures; b) heterolite with convoluted folds and strong internal lamination; and c) intercalation between shales and ritmites.




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