Fabric

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[Geometry]----The complete spatial and geometrical configuration of all those components that are contained in a rock (Hobbset al. 1976) and that are penetratively and repeatedly developedthroughout the volume of rock under consideration.This includes features such as foliation, lineation, lattice preferred orientation and grain size. The term can also bedefined as: the relative orientation of parts of a rock mass. (Passchier and Trouw, 2005, Microtectonics).