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FAULT BOUNDED SLICE [1 record]

Record 1 2003-03-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tectonics
CONT

The Bridge River district in the Canadian Cordillera is within a fault-bounded slice of volcanic-dominated oceanic rocks, the Bridge River terrane.

CONT

At Mt Dore, some 26 mt [of] 1.1% Cu, predominantly as oxide ore, is hosted by a fault bounded slice of mica schist, sandwiched between calcareous and calc-silicate rocks to the east and the Mt Dore granite to the west.

OBS

slice; thrust slice: A relatively thin body of rock bounded above and below by thrust faults within a zone of thrusting.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tectonique
OBS

Un bloc relativement abaissé entre deux failles bordières est un fossé tectonique.

OBS

Les lambeaux de poussée sont des écailles de substratum arrachées lors du déplacement de la nappe et qui sont incorporées à celle-ci.

OBS

Une nappe de charriage peut entraîner à sa base [...] des copeaux de l'unité autochtone : ces lambeaux de poussée, totalement circonscrits à l'origine par des fractures, sont constitués de couches [...] très tectonisées [...]

Spanish

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