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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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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2009 for the course GEOL 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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