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DOMINANT FAULT [1 record]

Record 1 2007-10-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
CONT

... major controls on carbonatite emplacement are major faults, anorogenic rifts, and the intersections of major faults.

OBS

major fault: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
CONT

Le faisceau de failles, groupement de failles élémentaires (failles satellites ou secondaires) qui s'irradient soit dans le sens horizontal, soit dans le sens vertical, à partir d'une faille unique (faille principale).

CONT

D'autres éléments importants exerçant un contrôle sur la mise en place des carbonatites sont les failles majeures, les rifts anorogéniques et zones d'intersection de failles majeures.

OBS

faille majeure : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

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