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saprolite

French translation: saprolithe, saprolite

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07:04 Mar 28, 2004
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems
English term or phrase: saprolite
ore processing
ARLalao
Madagascar
Local time: 00:22
French translation:saprolithe, saprolite
Explanation:
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Note added at 2004-03-28 07:19:35 (GMT)
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Domaine(s)
  – Petrography
  – Erosion and Weathering (Geol.)
Domaine(s)
  – Pétrographie
  – Érosion et corrosion (Géologie)
 
saprolite Source CORRECT

saprolith Source CORRECT

sathrolith Source CORRECT

saprolithe Source CORRECT,
MASC

saprolite Source MASC

DEF – A soft, earthy,
typically clay-rich, thoroughly
decomposed rock, formed in
place by chemical weathering
of igneous, sedimentary, and
metamorphic rocks. It often
forms a layer or cover as
much as 100 m thick, esp. in
humid and tropical or
subtropical climates; the
color is commonly some
shade of red or brown ...
Saprolite is characterized by
preservation of structures that
were present in the
unweathered rock. Source

DEF – Matériau meuble
provenant de l\'altération sur
place d\'une roche qui
conserve sa structure
originale. Source
Termium
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GILOU
France
Local time: 23:22
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4saprolithe, saprolite
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saprolithe, saprolite


Explanation:
-

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2004-03-28 07:19:35 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Domaine(s)
  – Petrography
  – Erosion and Weathering (Geol.)
Domaine(s)
  – Pétrographie
  – Érosion et corrosion (Géologie)
 
saprolite Source CORRECT

saprolith Source CORRECT

sathrolith Source CORRECT

saprolithe Source CORRECT,
MASC

saprolite Source MASC

DEF – A soft, earthy,
typically clay-rich, thoroughly
decomposed rock, formed in
place by chemical weathering
of igneous, sedimentary, and
metamorphic rocks. It often
forms a layer or cover as
much as 100 m thick, esp. in
humid and tropical or
subtropical climates; the
color is commonly some
shade of red or brown ...
Saprolite is characterized by
preservation of structures that
were present in the
unweathered rock. Source

DEF – Matériau meuble
provenant de l\'altération sur
place d\'une roche qui
conserve sa structure
originale. Source
Termium

GILOU
France
Local time: 23:22
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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