strike fault


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strike fault

[′strīk ‚fȯlt]
(geology)
A fault whose strike is parallel with that of the strata involved.
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Structural complexity of the type exhibited in the Eastern BIF, and the interpreted presence of large strike faults or shears can be a significant factor in causing the alteration of magnetite BIF to hematite-goethite mineralisation.