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Shear sense indicator > Riedel fracture
PREFERRED TERM
Riedel fracture  
DEFINITION
  • A set of secondary shear fractures oriented at an angle of 10-15° (R or synthetic Riedel shear/fracture) and 75-80° (R' or antithetic Riedel shear/fracture) to the main shearing plane, oriented in the direction of shearing (modified from Ramsey & Huber, 1987; Mandl, 2010).
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RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • Riedel shear
  • R-plane
CONTRIBUTOR
  • ebnmar
CREATOR
  • ebnmar
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Riedel-Bruch

German

R-Fläche
URI
http://resource.geolba.ac.at/structure/32
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