fault vein

fault vein

[′fȯlt ‚vān]
(geology)
A mineral vein deposited in a fault fissure.
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While the zoning would allow some 865 apartments, making it the largest residential building in the city at the time (1989), connections to the Midtown tunnel ran like fault veins under a portion of the site.
Among these the most important are the Anaconda veins, the Blue Fault veins, and the horsetail zones.
The Blue Fault veins trend N30-60W and dip mostly to the south, steeply on the northern side of the district and more gently to the south.
A few have small bedding replacement deposits extending out from the feeding fault veins (A.
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