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00:22 Oct 30, 2006
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Science - Geology / geology
English term or phrase: mullion structure
A linear structure found in severely folded sedimentary and metamorphic rocks in which the harder beds form elongated fluted columns. Mullions are parallel to fold axes
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5 +1estrutura colunarFernando Domeniconi



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estrutura colunar

ESTRUTURA COLUNAR (ing. mullion structure) (Geologia) Estrutura comum em muitas rochas extrusivas e intrusivas, desenvolvida por contração durante o seu ...

... 18)clivagem ardosiana; 19) slickenside; 20) roof pendant 21) septária; 22) estrutura colunar (mullion); 23)textura porfirítica; 24) dobra em bainha; ...

Fig.8.8- Estrutura pinch-and swell resultante da incidência de zonas de ... As estruturas colunares (mullion structures ou mullions) são um tipo de lineação ...

Fernando Domeniconi
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agree  rhandler: "Mullion" é a barra que separa os vidros de uma janela, uma coluna, portanto.
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  -> Obrigado, rhandler! Boa semana para vc também...
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