Characterization of the effects of lithophysae on the tensile strength of the Topapah Spring Tuff
AuthorMorsell, Andrew J.
Geological Sciences and Engineering
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A study was conducted to determine the effects of lithophysae on the tensile strength of the lithophysal zone of the Topapah Spring Tuff from Yucca Mountain in southern Nevada. Lithophysae did have an effect on the direction and extent of fracturing.
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