Stress configurations in conjugate quartz-vein arrays

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doi: 10.1016/0191-8141(83)90069-X
Authors:Rickard, M. J.; Rixon, L. K.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Aust. Natl. Univ., Dep. Geol., Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
Other:
Aust. Coal Ind., Res. Lab, North Ryde, Australia
Volume Title:Journal of Structural Geology
Source:Journal of Structural Geology, 5(6), p.573-578. Publisher: Pergamon, Oxford-New York, International. ISSN: 0191-8141
Publication Date:1983
Note:In English. 26 refs.; illus.
Summary:Arrays of quartz gash-veins in an Upper Devonian sandstone from New South Wales, Australia, are reinterpreted as tension fractures rather than primary shear fractures. [M.E.J.]
Subjects:Clastic rocks; Devonian; Fluid pressure; Framework silicates; Paleozoic; Preferred orientation; Quartz; Sandstone; Sedimentary rocks; Shear stress; Shear zones; Silica minerals; Silicates; Structural analysis; Structural geology; Tectonics; Upper Devonian; Veins; Australasia; Australia; New South Wales Australia; Merrimbula Sandstone Formation; Mohr circle
Abstract Numbers:84M/4462
Record ID:1986036376
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom, Reference includes data from PASCAL, Institute de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
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