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Cleavage Absent 01 Inconspicuous 3~H<5 Rhombohedral crystal habit: lack of cleavage; occurrence Trapezohedral form, pseudo-Isometric in appearance; occurrence 5:5H<7 "Q '15 z:. milar to ~~~~~~;~~c~~:rusive li II. LIGHT COLORED B. n ~:I CJ!!!. 65 Luster, conchoidal fracture, hardness; trace impurities may produce almost any color in quartz. Prismatic crystals are common Many varietal names based on grain size, form, and color. 8 Hexagonal prism form; color Varieties of gem beryl are distinguished by color; aquamarine, morganite, golden beryl, emerald Granitic rocks and pegmatites.
3. Flow folds (Figure 12). These folds are produced at great depth and result from extreme flowage of rock beds, particularly in soft, incompetent rocks, like shale or limestone. B A Figure 10. Cross sections illustrating flexure folding. (A) Anticline. (B) Syncline. Figure 11. Cross sections illustrating shear folding. Heavy black line, xz, is a bedding plane. Inclined light lines are fractures. (A) Before displacement on fractures. (B) After displacement. (C) Because of friction, beds tend to parallel the fractures.
These folds result from differential shear along many fractures (cleavage), creating anticlinal and synclinal shapes without actual folding of individual beds. Typically, these folds occur at greater depth than those of flexural slip. 3. Flow folds (Figure 12). These folds are produced at great depth and result from extreme flowage of rock beds, particularly in soft, incompetent rocks, like shale or limestone. B A Figure 10. Cross sections illustrating flexure folding. (A) Anticline. (B) Syncline.