Characterization and Classification of Fracture Surface Morphology in Geologic Formations

  • Dov Bahat


Fracture surface markings (FSM) in rocks are often overlooked due to their faint morphologies, and their exact features are revealed only to the careful observer. Their classification involves meticulous examination and comprehensive description. A qualitatitve characterization is presented in this chapter, using a set of complementary categories. Certain FSM features are also characterized quantitatively.


Joint Surface Middle Eocene Fracture Surface Morphology Beer Sheva Qualitative Characterization 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dov Bahat
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  1. 1.Department of Geology and MineralogyBen Gurion University of the NegevBeer ShevaIsrael

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