Shear Displacement Structure - Spatial object type

Definition: Brittle to ductile style structures along which displacement has occurred.

Description: These range from from a simple, single ''planar'' brittle or ductile surface to a fault system comprised of tens of strands of both brittle and ductile nature.

INSPIRE Data Theme: Geology - [INSPIRE Data Theme Geology]

INSPIRE Application schema: Geology - [INSPIRE Application schema Geology]

Subtype of: Geologic Structure


Definition: Refers to a vocabulary of terms describing the type of shear displacement structure.

Description: EXAMPLE: thrust fault, normal fault, wrench fault.

Multiplicity: 1

Valuetype: FaultTypeValue

Definition: External object identifier of the spatial object.

Multiplicity: 1

Valuetype: Identifier

Definition: The name of the geologic feature.

Description: EXAMPLE: a lithostratigraphic unit, mineral occurrence, or major fault. Not all GeologicFeatures will have names, for example minor faults.

Multiplicity: 1

Stereotypes: voidable

Valuetype: CharacterString

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