Shivam sharma Asked a Question
September 4, 2020 9:53 ampts 30 pts
Shown below is a profile section of a folded sequence consisting of limestone, crass bedded sandstone and shale. The fold can be termed as Gross-bedding Shale Sandslong Limestone (A) Synformal ayncline (C) Antiformal syncline (B) Synformal anticline (D) Antiformal anticline please explain fold of cross bedding in the figure.
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  • Sajan sarthak sahoo Best Answer
    synform because the fold limbs dipping each other. The trough cross bedding has a older relationship with tangential part so the core is older so it is anticline. Synformal anti...
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  • Rahul pandey thankyou
    Answer: Synformal Anticline Overall shape (arching downward) of the fold is synformal. cross bedding indicates that the bed is older towards the core of the fold i.e. an anticline...
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  • Shivam sharma
    How older relationship ?
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    Sajan sarthak sahoo
    see the updated answer
  • Shivam sharma
    ok means cross beda are dipping towards older beds of synform
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    Sajan sarthak sahoo
    Not dipping the tangential part is towards older . always
  • Shivam sharma
    that's why anticline ?
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  • Sajan sarthak sahoo
    if core is older then anticline if core is younger syncline.
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