Oman field work 2002




Working in the mantle section in Wadi Salahi
 


GŁnter Suhr and Adolphe Nicolas fixing the actual position on the map


The MOHO in Wadi Abyad (the classical...)
 


Magmatic deformation in the layered gabbros in Wadi Khaffifah


Magmatic breccia in the gabbro section of Wadi Himli indicating the existence of a magma chamber or melt lens


The classical pillow lavas (Geotimes pillows)
 
 


A dyke in the sheeted dyke complex of the Fizh massiv, northern part of the ophiolite. Note the small crack on the left side of the dyke margin which was filled with melt right after dyke intrusion. This melt was quenched now forming devitrified glas


Detailed photograph of the chilled margin
 
 
 
 
 


Some more pictures ...


Sand dunes in Central Oman


Driving the Wahiba sands


Driving the Wahiba sands means driving the sand dunes. This picture was taken on the way from Al Mintirib to the south of the sands


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A camel family ...


... and a lizard