On the theory of growth faulting; a geomechanical delta model based on gravity sliding

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doi: 10.1306/BF9AB5B4-0EB6-11D7-8643000102C1865D
Authors:Crans, W.; Mandl, G.; Haremboure, J.
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Geoquest Int., Houston, Tex., United States
Volume Title:Journal of Petroleum Geology
Source:Journal of Petroleum Geology, 2(3), p.265-307. Publisher: Scientific Press, Beaconsfield, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0141-6421
Publication Date:1980
Note:In English. 15 refs.; illus. incl. strat. col., sketch maps
Summary:This paper forms the first part of a major work on growth faulting. A model based on gravity sliding of overpressured clays and silts on gentle slopes is presented. This is used to reproduce quantitatively the main features associated with growth faulting in deltas. [M.E.J.]
Subjects:Carboniferous; Clastic sediments; Deformation; Deltas; Faults; Geopressure; Gravity sliding; Growth faults; Mathematical models; Mechanics; Models; Namurian; Paleozoic; Plasticity; Sediments; Silt; Tectonics; Upper Carboniferous; Europe; Ireland; Western Europe; Clays; Goleen; Roll-over structures; Shale waves; West Clare Basin
Coordinates:N523000 N530000 W0092000 W0095500
Abstract Numbers:82M/1824
Record ID:1980036582
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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