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FAULT AREA [1 record]

Record 1 2010-05-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
DEF

A fault expressed as an area of numerous small fractures.

CONT

... reductant fluids may be introduced along fault zones to mix and react with uranium-bearing ground waters.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
DEF

Zone de l'écorce terrestre dans laquelle se manifestent des phénomènes géophysiques reliés aux failles.

CONT

Les [...] failles [...] sont la plupart du temps composées : elles se ramifient et constituent des faisceaux de failles [...] ou [...] des zones de failles.

CONT

Des zones de failles, marquant le contact dunite-harzburgite, localisent les concentrations de chromite d'allure podiforme.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Tectónica
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