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Unformatted text preview: e their strength is exceeded –
Ductile deformation is a type of solid-state flow that
produces a change in the size and shape of an object
without fracturing that object
The mineral composition and texture of a rock will also
affect how it will deform
Forces that are unable to deform rock when first
applied may cause rock to flow if the force is
maintained over a long period of time
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