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 Face Stone   

A diamond inset in the face portion of a bit.  
 Fault Line   
The intersection of a fault surface or a fault plane with the surface of the Earth or with any artificial surface of reference. Syn: fault trace; fault trend.  
 Fault Gouge   


A layer of hardened clay lining a fault plane, commonly showing grooves and striae indicating the direction of most recent movement. Syn: fault casing 
 Facies Map   


A map showing the distribution of different types of rock attributes or facies occurring within a designated geologic unit.  
 Fault Basin   


A region depressed relative to the surrounding region and separated from it by bordering faults.  
 Ferrosilicon   


Alloy of iron and silicon. 
 Fecal Pellet   


An organic excrement, mainly of invertebrates, occurring esp. in modern marine deposits but also fossilized in some sedimentary rocks; usually of a simple ovoid form less than a millimeter in length, or more rarely rod-shaped with longitudinal or transverse sculpturing, devoid of internal structure, and smaller than a coprolite. Also spelled faecal pellet.  
 Flagger   


In bituminous coal mining, a laborer who attaches a flag to the rear car of a loaded train of cars (if the flag is missing at end of a haulage trip, it denotes that the train has lost one or more cars, and all motormen are warned). Also called flagman.  
 Fault Growth   


Intermittent, small-scale movement along a fault surface that, accumulated, results in considerable displacement. 
 Fossilized   


Preserved by burial in rock or earthy deposits; turned to a fossil.  
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