Mesoscale strike-slip faults and damage zones at Marsalforn, Gozo Island, Malta

@inproceedings{Kim2003MesoscaleSF,
  title={Mesoscale strike-slip faults and damage zones at Marsalforn, Gozo Island, Malta},
  author={Young-Seog Kim and David C.P. Peacock and David J. Sanderson},
  year={2003}
}
Well-exposed strike-slip faults in limestones in the north-western part of Gozo show damage zones that can be grouped into three categories based on their location along faults; tip damage, linking damage and distributed damage. The predominant fracture types within damage zones include extension fractures and secondary faults. Tip damage zones usually show wedge-shaped patterns formed by antithetic faults and extension fractures, commonly accompanied by block rotation. Several fractures are… CONTINUE READING

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