Origin of post-Eocene Red Breccias (Brocatelli) around Sohag area, Nile Valley, Egypt
The post-Eocene Red Breccias (Brocatelli) outcropping around Sohag extend as a separate belt occupying the proximity of a fault-controlled escarpment. Based on the stratigraphic level and the textural characteristics these breccias are subdivided into three types, clearly separated by paleosol horizons. A- Red breccias 1; composed of massive and crushed deposits accumulated as fault breccias. Its distribution is structurally controlled. ... Read more