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The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault is called the ______.

Ronald Miller

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Ralph Lopez on September 12, 2018

It is called the The.A fault is a smooth curved fracture in the rocks of the earth's crust. Is where the compression forces cause relative displacement of the rocks on the opposite side of the fracture. Faults can be horizontal, vertical, or inclined at a particular angle. For a dip of the fault (when the rocks slip past each other), the foot wall is the block positioned under it and it forms on the lower half of a fault

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