test 3 study guide - - Define deformation. Know the...

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-- Define deformation . Know the difference between elastic, plastic, and brittle deformation. Which type(s) are permanent and non-reversible? . . . are temporary and reversible? Where is the zone of brittle deformation? . . . the zone of plastic deformation? Folds are examples of what type of deformation? Faults . . .? Define stress . Know the relationship between stress and deformation. -- Dip-slip faults are characterized by what type of movement (horizontal or vertical)? Strike-slip faults . . .? What are the three types of dip-slip faults? . . . the two types of strike-slip faults? -- Know how to differentiate between the hanging wall and the footwall . These are used to determine the relative movement of which group of faults (dip-slip or strike-slip)? What type of fault is produced when the hanging wall moves up in relation to the footwall? . . . moves down in relation to the footwall? -- Know how to differentiate between right-lateral and left-lateral faults. -- Know the three types of stress ( tension, compression, and shear). Which type will shorten rock bodies? . . . will stretch and lengthen rock bodies? If a rock deforms in a brittle fashion, what feature(s) will be produced under
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2009 for the course GEOL303 303 taught by Professor Camp during the Fall '09 term at San Diego State.

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