fracture system

fracture system

[′frak·shər ‚sis·təm]
(geology)
A stress-related group of contemporaneous fractures.
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The eastern branch of the East African Rift fracture system is still known as the Gregory Rift.
Tharsis is the largest volcanic province on Mars, its far-reaching fracture system testament to the powerful influence this impressive volcanic province had on the planet," the release added.
In this new model, the deep fracture system in a given basin's floor provided conduits for magma to well upward.
Herein the fracture system with #3 and #15 coal seams in Qinshui basin was analyzed, and it was found that both of the macro-scale fractures and micro-scale fractures are filled with clay and carbonate minerals, which explains the low productivity of CBM wells after conventional hydraulic fracturing.
to help ascertain if there are any reservoir barriers as well as improve understanding of how the reservoir fracture system performs; and
Subsequent events featured the Owen Fracture Zone in the Indian Ocean to the south, the separation of Arabia from Africa, and the Levant Fracture System from the Gulf of Aqaba up to the foot-hills of the Taurus range.
4) The effect of matrix system permeability, which reflects the connectivity between shale matrix and fracture system, is more obvious in intermediate and late production stages.
For Jeff Martin, Shoulder Options' Vice President of Commercial Operations, “Incorporating the unique GTFx plate into our commercialized AFT proximal humeral fracture system will allow surgeons to more effectively and less invasively treat a greater variety of proximal humeral fractures without the need of many different systems.
Closed spaced ground magnetic and IP surveys are planned to locate conceptual deep drilling, pipe-like target that may have generated the extensive fracture system flooded with sulphide mineralisation and stringers of felsic dykes.
The mapping also provided sufficient information to establish the floods that carved the channels originated from a now-buried portion of the Cerberus Fossae fracture system.
There are indications that the fracture system has limited volumes of water so the partners are now carrying out further tests in an attempt to pump out the water.