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Unformatted text preview: Folds, Faults and Other Records of Rock Deformation Ch.11 Grotzinger, Jordan Press & Siever Concepts you will need to know for the exams • Deformation • Normal fault • Thrust/Reverse Fault • Strike-slip Fault • folds • Stress • tension • compression • shearing • Factors athat determine the amount and type of deformation in a rock • Temperature • Fluids • Pressure • How fast materials are deformed • Composition • Time • Fault breccia--- a example of brittle rock deformation • Mylonite ----- an example of plastic deformation • Joints fracturs and faults • Anticlines and Synclines • Dome, Valley and Ridge (TN) topography A fold is a bend in a rock… But, how can this be???? “Inequality is the cause of all local movements” LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519) A fault is a break in a rock across which there is observable...
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