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Portuguese translation: siltitos

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05:59 Jul 10, 2002
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: siltstones
O contexto é:
“..the sediments are dominated by shallow seabed sandstones, siltstones and mudstones with shelly formation”.
Agradecia uma ajuda,
Norberto
xxxNorberto
Local time: 22:59
Portuguese translation:siltitos
Explanation:
Sandstone: arenito ou grés
Siltstone: siltito
Mudstone: argila

Mudstone é um termo vago que também pode significar xisto argiloso, micrite, calcilutite, calcáreo, etc.

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Note added at 2002-07-10 06:52:37 (GMT)
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Siltstone: the particle size ranges from 1/16 to 1/256mm
Mudstone: the particle size is less than 1/256mm

Mudstone is a term used for rocks which are similar to shales in their non-plasticity, cohesion and lower water content, but lack the bedding plane fissility.
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António Ribeiro
Local time: 06:59
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Sr. Antrib,
Muito agradecido pelas traducoes, que foram duma ajuda imensa dum profissional como o Senhor.
Cumprimentos,
Norberto
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siltitos


Explanation:
Sandstone: arenito ou grés
Siltstone: siltito
Mudstone: argila

Mudstone é um termo vago que também pode significar xisto argiloso, micrite, calcilutite, calcáreo, etc.

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Note added at 2002-07-10 06:52:37 (GMT)
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Siltstone: the particle size ranges from 1/16 to 1/256mm
Mudstone: the particle size is less than 1/256mm

Mudstone is a term used for rocks which are similar to shales in their non-plasticity, cohesion and lower water content, but lack the bedding plane fissility.

António Ribeiro
Local time: 06:59
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 7218
Grading comment
Sr. Antrib,
Muito agradecido pelas traducoes, que foram duma ajuda imensa dum profissional como o Senhor.
Cumprimentos,
Norberto

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