Because our paper was focused on the stratigraphy of the Noonday Formation and the upper part of the underlying Wildrose Diamictite of the Kingston Peak Formation, we did not dwell on the structural geology, beyond presentation of geologic maps and photographs of our measured sections, and description of structural complexities, where appropriate, in our detailed stratigraphic sections in the GSA Data Repository.1 All metamorphic tectonites, as a definitional matter, are metamorphic rocks, but it is not the case that all metamorphic rocks are tectonites, or that they everywhere absorb large amounts of penetrative strain. We welcome this opportunity to...

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