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22:55 Oct 28, 2006
English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Science - Geology / geology
English term or phrase:mantled gneiss dome
A dome-like structure consisting of granite at thecentre, surrounded by gneiss, and intruded into low-grade regionally metamorphosed rocks. Such structures are found in Precambrian shield areas.
Explanation: FRAGOSO-CESAR, A. R.S. ; R.MACHADO, ; CESAR, A. R. S. F. ; FACCINI, U. F. . O Domo de Santana (RS): Domo Gnáissico Manteado ou Figura de Interferência tipo ...