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Mechanics of Folds

Different types of rocks are composed of different types of material, and are the result of different types of rock formations. Therefore, all rocks do not respond in the same way to the same forces. Depending on their reaction to folding, the rocks are classified into two groups: (i) competent (stiff) rocks, and (ii) incompetent …