Meaning Hanging Wall
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Hanging Wall


The topmost surface of an inclined fault.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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Hanging Wall


The overlying side of an orebody, fault, or mine working, esp. the wall rock above an inclined vein or fault.
Source: mcewenmining.com

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Hanging Wall


the name given to the host rock of an ore deposit that is physically
Source: bgs.ac.uk

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Hanging Wall


The rock overlying the vein or ore horizon.
Source: eastmain.com

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Hanging Wall


The overlying side of a fault: this is the part that 'hangs' above the fault plane. See also 'footwall'.
Source: ga.gov.au

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Hanging Wall


the rock above a fault plane
Source: go.hrw.com

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