Ali Saquaque, Hassan Admou, Jeffrey Karson, Kevin Hefferan, Ingrid Reuber; Precambrian accretionary tectonics in the Bou Azzer-El Graara region, Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Geology ; 17 (12): 1107–1110. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1989)017<1107:PATITB>2.3.CO;2
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Ophiolites of the Anti-Atlas of Morocco occur as highly dismembered slivers of mafic and ultramafic rocks sandwiched between a Precambrian craton and a magmatic arc. Tectonic slices of accretionary melange, ophiolites, and forearc basins have been juxtaposed by oblique subduction and transpression in the forearc region of a Late Proterozoic subduction zone. Synkinematic to postkinematic calc-alkalic magmatism in these terranes indicates migration of the magmatic front over the deformed forearc terranes.