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Southwest face of Mt. Lhotse. The height of th exposed face is nearly 2 km. In the lower part: Miocene leucogranites with high grade schists (Rongbuck Formation); they are overlying by light colored, banded calc-silicate rocks (North Col Formation). North-northeast trending normal faults are highlighted by displacement of calc-silicate rocks
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Southwest face of Mt. Lhotse. The height of th exposed face is nearly 2 km. In the lower part: Miocene leucogranites with high grade schists (Rongbuck Formation); they are overlying by light colored, banded calc-silicate rocks (North Col Formation). North-northeast trending normal faults are highlighted by displacement of calc-silicate rocks
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Photograph: R. Carosi

Reference: Carosi R. et al., 1999. Geol. Soc. America Special Papers n. 328, 211-223