Fracture (fault) set

Collection of coeval fractures (faults) with similar styles and orientations formed under the same conditions.  These sets are identified from the visual inspection of borehole images, raw manually picked data, interpretation and contouring of stereonets and numerical clustering methods.


PRIEST, S. D. 1993.  Discontinuity Analysis For Rock Engineering, Chapman & Hall, London, p473.


See also stereonet.



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