FAULT:A fault is a fracture of rock which is always accompanied by a displacement between the two blocks
PARTS OF A FAULT:
1: foot wall
2: hanging wall
3: fault plane. is the surface over which the fracture and the displacement is produced.
4: fault scrap. where the two blocks are displaced.
5: fault jump: the amount of rock displacement .
TYPES OF FAULT
CHARACTERISTICS: tension force, vertical motion, in divergent plate boundaries.
CHARACTERISTICS: compression force, vertical motion, in convergent plate boundaries.
by me. paint