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Reactivated Timings of Yangsan Fault in the Sangcheon-ri Area, Korea
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  • Journal title : Economic and Environmental Geology
  • Volume 49, Issue 2,  2016, pp.97-104
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Economic and Environmental Geology
  • DOI : 10.9719/EEG.2016.49.2.97
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Reactivated Timings of Yangsan Fault in the Sangcheon-ri Area, Korea
Song, Yungoo; Park, Changyun; Sim, Ho; Choi, Woohyun; Son, Moon; Khulganakhuu, Chuluunbaatar;
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Here we firstly present that a timing of reactivated event of Yangsan fault, the major fault in the southeastern Korean Peninsula, by using combined approaches of the optimized illite-polytype quantification, the K-Ar age-dating, and the recently developed illite-age-analysis (IAA) approach for the fault clays from Sangcheon-ri area of Yangsan main fault line. Two chronological record of brittle fault-activation event at about 41.5~43.5 and 50.7 Ma were determined from 3 fault gouges suggesting a crucial reactivation time-scheme. Furthermore, the regional processes that drive tectonics to form and reactivate the Yangsan fault may be explained from the chronological analysis for additional sites along the Yangsan fault.
Yangsan fault;Fault reactivation age;Illite-age-analysis(IAA);K-Ar age-dating;Fault clay;
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