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There are three types for the fault, which is the normal fault, thrust fault and strike-slip fault.
Imbricated repetition of caliche limestone in a duplex structure in the North River area appears to be related to the emplacement of the thrust slice, but is directed toward the west--this opposing thrust fault arrangement may be akin to a triangle zone structure, as recognised in the Alberta Rockies (Ollerenshaw 1978), and demonstrates that brittle deformation also continued through the Carboniferous rocks in some areas.
When an earthquake occurs at a thrust fault, the plate on top snaps upward.
That suggests that a similar situation could arise in seismically analogous Southern California, where a rupture on the Sierra Madre thrust fault close to downtown Los Angeles could trigger a quake on the strike-slip San Andreas Fault of magnitude-8.
The recognition of this thrust fault is a key piece of new evidence in the geological history of the region and its similarity with other thrust faults at the eastern boundary of the Songpan Garze Terrane is striking.
The primary prospect is a large anticline that is created by the thrust fault system in the area.
Following Berberian's viewpoint (1995), transversal strike slip faults turn and cut fo lds and thrust faults.
Skehan and Rast (1990) repeated this interpretation and further proposed that thrust faults with eastward transport occur on west-dipping [S.
There is a sigmoidal loop passing through the main part of the deposit marked by the Guanajuato and Morelos feeder veins and at least five low angle mineralized thrust faults which host much of the mineralization.
513-514) claim, Wadi Sikait is not a Type II emerald deposit, where Be-bearing hydrothermal fluids permeated Cr- or V-bearing rocks along thrust faults or shear zones.
Southern California sits on blind thrust faults, experts say.
Brune's simulations, however, revealed much stronger shaking near thrust faults, especially on the so-called hanging wall, the land that rises during a quake.