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English term or phrase:slickensided
Portuguese translation:espelhada / polida
Entered by: rhandler
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Tech/Engineering - Geology / Rock mechanics / Rock quality (Tunneling)
English term or phrase: slickensided
O termo é usado para descrever a rugosidade de uma junta (ou descontinuidade) numa rocha fraturada, subterrânea. A tabela apresenta as seguintes possibilidades:

"Discontinuous joints Jr=4
Rough and irregular, undulating Jr=3
Smooth undulating Jr=2
Slickensided undulating Jr=1.5
Rough or irregular, planar Jr=1.5
Smooth, planar Jr=1.0
Slickensided, planar Jr=0.5
Local time: 12:51

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4 +1com superfície de fricção/atrito
José Costa



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com superfície de fricção/atrito

do Dicionário verbo de Inglês técnico e científico
Slickenside: (Geo.) superfície de fricção; superfície de atrito

José Costa
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Asker: Encontrei a resposta, José: polida, espelhada. Agradeço seu esforço, mas sua resposta não chegou perto, e vou fechar ser pontuar.

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