Faulting and Crustal Stress at Rangely, Colorado

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. C. B. Raleigh1,
  2. J. H. Healy1 and
  3. J. D. Bredehoeft2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0275

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Raleigh, C. B., Healy, J. H. and Bredehoeft, J. D. (1972) Faulting and Crustal Stress at Rangely, Colorado, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0275

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California 94025

  2. 2

    U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. 20242

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063

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Keywords:

  • Earthquakes;
  • Focal plane solutions;
  • Hubbert-Rubey theory;
  • Pore pressures;
  • Principal and compressive stresses;
  • Weber sandstone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Earthquakes at Rangely

  • Stress Measurements

  • Effective Stress During Faulting

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix