Chapter 11 PM - Geology 3443 Spring 2006 Chapter 11:...

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Geology 3443 Spring 2006 Introduction 1. What is the fabric of a rock? Term that describes the geometric arrangement of features that are found in a rock What are fabric elements? Example of feature that describes geometric arrangement of rock What are examples of fabric elements? Porosity, mineral grains Terminology 2. What fabric type is foliation? Planar What are the fabric elements of foliation? Feature in rocks that describe geometric arrangement in rock 3. What type of fabric is lineation? What are its fabric elements? Linear fabric, 4. What is the difference between continuous/penetrative and spaced fabrics? Continuous is foliation caused by flattened components in rock, spaced is caused by difference in rock texture 5. What is the difference between L, S and LS tectonites? S- Is a rock with cleavage and no lineation, L- is a rock with penetrative lineation but no continuous cleavage, LS- is a rock with both cleavage and lineation Foliation 6. What is foliation?
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Chapter 11 PM - Geology 3443 Spring 2006 Chapter 11:...

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