Fault-related material

Keyword Definition

Material formed as a result brittle faulting, composed of greater than 10 percent matrix; matrix is fine-grained material caused by tectonic grainsize reduction. Includes cohesive (cataclasite series) and non-cohesive (breccia-gouge series) material.

This vocabulary; SLTTm 2004

Parents: Composite genesis material (64)

Children: Breccia-gouge series (36); Cataclasite series (50); Mylonitic rock (172)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Composite genesis >> Fault-related material


Breccia-gouge series | Cataclasite series | Mylonitic

Category: Analysed material

The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.

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