What is the difference between a joint and a fault? a)a joint is formed by confining pressure. b)a joint is formed by differential stress but a fault is not. c)a fault is formed by tension but a joint is formed by compression. d)a fault displaces the rocks on one side relative to another.
Joints and faults are types of fractures. A joint is a fracture along which no movement has taken place, usually caused by tensional forces. A fault is a fracture or break in the rock along which movement has taken place.
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