fault-block mountain

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fault-block mountain

[′fȯlt ‚bläk ‚mau̇nt·ən]
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Halpern, stated that the block fault has the potential to be very prolific and that if the initial well is successful that there is the potential for 30 additional locations and also for the recovery of approximately 500 to 600 million barrels of oil.
Given the nature of the block fault systems in the Kemess North region, there is also the possibility that sections of this new mineralized system may have been faulted upwards much closer to the surface.
In addition to the main target site, Silverado has identified extensions of the Nolan placer field beyond block faults that were never identified in previous explorations.