hanging wall


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hanging wall

[′haŋ·iŋ ¦wȯl]
(geology)
The rock mass above a fault plane, vein, lode, ore body, or other structure. Also known as hanger; hanging; hanging side.
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Therefore when developing the first drift the footwall limits were checked using the PSA and subsequently the hanging wall was explored.
These data indicate that rocks in the footwall and the hanging wall of the Leo Pargil shear zone experienced prograde Barrovian metamorphism during crustal thickening until 30 Ma.
We propose that the bending moment and coseismic stress relaxation can explain the formation of secondary normal faults on the hanging wall of the thrust fault.
CDH 19-009: Hanging Wall Vein: 519 gpt silver over 2.90 meters including 1,070 gpt over 0.90 meters.
The most recent third NW-SE compressional and wrench stress tensor occurs along and hanging wall of the Jhelum Fault.
At the Seabee Gold Operation, confirmation of a discovery at the Santoy Gap hanging wall is expected to define new gold Mineral Resources when we report our Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves estimates for year-end 2018.
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Drilling took place along a hanging wall where high-grade gold mineralization has been intersected up to 1.8 kilometres east of the Taylor Shaft Deposit and at targets west of the Shaft Deposit and east and at depth of West Porphyry and East Porphyry deposits.
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6h), the overlying strata slip under the effect of fault and overburden pressure, causing the fault closure, the increase of the mining-induced fracture height of the hanging wall to 72 m, and that of footwall rises to 178 m.