Rheidity threshold of fluidlike deformation

Rheidity threshold of fluidlike deformation

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Rheidity threshold of fluidlike deformation
material approximate time
ice (e.g., glacier) 2 weeks
gypsum 1 year
rock salt (e.g., saltdome) 10–20 years
serpentine (a mafic silicate mineral) 10,000 years
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