Fold and Fault Examples 
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Roger Weller, geology instructor
wellerr@cochise.edu )
last edited:  10/25/17   
copyright R.Weller 2017
number of illustrations:  73


normal fault- Maui, Hawaii


examples
fault gouge:  1
fault zone:  1
fractures:  1  2
normal faults:  1
tension fractures:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9
   (from Mark Weller)
joints:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
ruptured fold:  1

intense folding:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10
recrystallized limestone along shear zone:  1  2  3
 
(from Joann Deakin)

slickensides (fault surfaces):  1  2  3  4
thin sections of folded and fractured rocks:  1  2  3  4  5
vein filling:  1  2  3  4  5


famous sandbox experiment



original experiment  (8)
tension experiment (8)
compression experiment (8)




folds in gneiss

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