Regions affected by strike-slip tectonics show significant lateral displacement along major structures. These lateral structural trends create increased permeability for hydrothermal fluid migration where they intersect other major tectonic features.
Major strike-slip trends can form accommodation and displacement transfer zones where they intersect large normal fault systems, as occurs in the Walker Lane structural belt. Some rift zones, like that of the Gulf of California, also exhibit transtensional strains exemplified by strike-slip regions like that of the San Andreas fault.
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|Gumuskoy Geothermal Area||Aegean-West Anatolian Extensional Region||Fault Intersection||Paleozic||Marble||13.2 MW13,200 kW
|413.15 K140 °C
|North Brawley Geothermal Area||Gulf of California Rift Zone||Displacement Transfer Zone
|Arkosic and quartz dominated sandstones||50 MW50,000 kW
|539.15 K266 °C