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Faults and Kinematic Indicators


 

Normal Faults


 
normal fault, Apennines, Italy



 
normal fault, Utah


 
listric normal fault, eastern California


 
conjugate normal faults in marble quarry, eastern Brazil


 

large normal fault cutting through redbed sequence, Sierra Alhamilla, Spain

 
close-up of fault shown in photo above, Tabernas Basin, Sierra Alhamilla foothills, Spain


 
normal fault, Tabernas Basin, Spain


 
Normal fault, Isla Gordon, S Chile


 
Normal faults, Gobi Altai, Mongolia

 

 

Normal Fault, Ih Bogd, Mongolia


 
Various normal faults, Mongolia


 

 

  Thrust Faults

 
 
Nemegt Range thrust front, Mongolia


Altan Huhey Range thrust front, Altai, Mongolia



Nanjieshan thrust front, China

 
thrust fault, Mongolia Altai

 
small thrust fault with fault propagation fold, Gobi Altai, Mongolia


 
Andean frontal thrust fault near Mendoza, Argentina


 
 
thrust fault in limestones, southern China


 
 
thrust core zone

 

 



 Faults - Strike-slip

 

 

Ravne Fault Zone, Julian Alps, Slovenia - Case Study

 

Ravne Fault Zone, Slovenia




along-strike segmentation





Tolminka Springs Basin view NW



Satellite view of small transtensional stepover



fault zone views near Kanin



Fault core with sheared and striated surfaces



brecciated and fluid altered core



Tolminka Springs embryonic pull-apart basin along the Ravne Fault




Fault Surfaces and Fault Rocks


Carboneras Fault Core, Sopalmo, Spain




Thick gouge zone in Carboneras Fault Zone, SE Spain



gouge close-up, Carboneras F.Z, SE Spain





Gouge zone in steep fault, SE Spain



Inner core of Carboneras Fault, Sopalmo, SE Spain




Tsambagarav frontal fault zone, Altai Mongolia



Thrust zone, Artsa Bogd, Mongolia





Fault Drag


fault drag, Tabernas Basin, Spain



Two more examples of fault drag



fault drag close-up





Fault Slickenlines


All examples below are from summer 2015 fieldwork in the Helan and Shuozi Shan, western China