Oilfield Glossary
Oilfield Glossary
Language:
Search by Discipline
Terms beginning with:
# A B C D E F
G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z
Tools

synthetic fault

Prev Next Zoom 1 of 1
1. n. [Geology]
A type of minor fault whose sense of displacement is similar to its associated major fault. Antithetic-synthetic fault sets are typical in areas of normal faulting.