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Chpt 7 review for test What is the orientation of a joint relative to the stress principal directions at the time it formed? Does a joint have any shearing stress when it forms? What are the features that occur on the surfaces of joints, and what causes them?- What is the difference between orthogonal and conjugate joints? A joint set and joint system? Columnar and sheeting joints? Explain how to tell the age relationship between two joint sets. What is a joint stress shadow? What how does it control joint spacing? What are the factors that control joint spacing? Explain how horizontal tension stress develops as rocks are uplifted and eroded (unroofed). Are the resulting joints horizontal or vertical in sedimentary rocks? Describe the factors that stop joints from growing Chpt 8 review What is the difference between fault slip and fault separation? What is the difference between slickenlines and slip fibers? Can you tell the sense or direction of slip from slickenlines or slip fibers? Explain.
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