Doubts & DiscussionHow to differentiate between joints and fracture in an outcrop?
Suryansha asked 4 years ago
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GeoCon Staff answered 4 years ago

Joints are a type of fracture.
There are two types of fracture:
A joint is a fracture along which no movement has taken place, usually caused by tensional forces. A fault is a fracture or break in the rock along which movement has taken place.

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