Fault surfaces and rock products of faulting

Solution slickenlines on strike-slip fault. Cambro-Ordovician carbonates, Port au Port Peninsula, SW Newfoundland

solution slickenlines

fibresMineral fibre slickenlines: Quartz fibres on fault cutting Ordovician-Silurian basalt of Arisaig volcanics, Arisaig Nova Scotia

Slickenside striations with 'steps' or 'chatter marks'. Pennsylvanian Boss Point Formation. West River, Pictou County Nova Scotia


Duplex in late Paleozoic Limestone, Crows Nest Pass, southern Canadian Cordilleraduplex

fault breccia

Fault breccia of Mississippian Windsor Group, Glenkeen, Nova Scotia