isoclinal


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i·so·cli·nal

 (ī′sə-klī′nəl) or i·so·clin·ic (-klĭn′ĭk)
adj.
Having the same magnetic inclination or dip.

i′so·cli′nal·ly adv.

isoclinal

(ˌaɪsəʊˈklaɪnəl) or

isoclinic

adj
1. (Physical Geography) sloping in the same direction and at the same angle
2. (Geological Science) geology (of folds) having limbs that are parallel to each other
n
(Geological Science) Also called: isocline or isoclinal line an imaginary line connecting points on the earth's surface having equal angles of dip
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isoclinal - an isogram connecting points of equal magnetic inclination
isarithm, isogram, isopleth - a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
Adj.1.isoclinal - having equal magnetic inclinations
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
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Mineralization at the Discovery Mine consists of gold bearing "saddle-reef" type quartz veins hosted in the fold hinges of isoclinal folded meta-sedimentary rocks of the Burwash Formation, one of several units that comprise the Archean age Yellowknife Supergroup.
The phase set N intersects the x-axis at the point F and the isoclinal line dy/dt = 0 at the point C.
This new zone appears to indicate that tight isoclinal folding has occurred along the Nepisiguit Falls Formation, the primary host rocks for the Bathurst Mining District, rather than a syncline.
Strata in the Fredericton trough dip steeply, typically within 15-20[degrees] of vertical and numerous reversals of facing indicators demonstrate significant crustal shortening through small-scale upright isoclinal folds.
This schistosity is sub-parallel to the axial planes of matrix crenulations and isoclinal folds outlined by quartz veins, and is itself openly folded and locally crenulated, with incipient development of an axial plane foliation.
Origino un plegamiento isoclinal simetrico de la faja de marmol dolomitico, con buzamientos de sus flancos hacia el sureste y con el eje axial orientado en la direccion NE (Freites, 2015).
If two slopes are isoclinal, what do they have in common?
The deep-water turbidites and shallow-water carbonates of Morrowan-Lower Atoka to the south of the fault are dominated by isoclinal folds and imbricate faults [10].
All deposits were isoclinal, indicating marine transgression in the studied area (Permian).
In the peripheral areas, there are typical narrow and compact isoclinal folds of different vergency formed in the locations of highest stress of this Moldanubicum block (Zrustek et al., 1977).
La tectonica del area de los yacimientos, esta compuesta por las siguientes estructuras: (1) Plegamiento intenso tipo isoclinal; (2) Sistema de fallas longitudinales a la estructura regional, del tipo inverso, posteriores y contemporaneo al plegamiento; (3) Vetas reconocidas en la Unidad de Produccion Toma la Mano, emplazadas en el sistema de fallas inversas, como un estado de deformacion posterior; (4) Sistema de fallas transversales a las estructura regional, como ultimo estado de deformacion de la region.