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Spanish translation: piedras verdes / piedras de jade

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English term or phrase:greenstones
Spanish translation:piedras verdes / piedras de jade
Entered by: Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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11:22 Dec 9, 2010
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science - Mining & Minerals / Gems / jewelry
English term or phrase: greenstones
Visit the Taonga Gallery and Gift Shop where you can purchase a range of works – carvings, woven items, greenstones and other treasures, and take home something unique and special from Te Puia.

Thanks in advance!
Ines Insua
Argentina
Local time: 13:17
piedras verdes / piedras de jade
Explanation:
Saludos

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Note added at 15 minutos (2010-12-09 11:37:30 GMT)
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..también: rocas verdes
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Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 17:17
Grading comment
Gracias!! Buen fin de semana!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +3piedras verdes / piedras de jade
Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
piedras verdes / piedras de jade


Explanation:
Saludos

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Note added at 15 minutos (2010-12-09 11:37:30 GMT)
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..también: rocas verdes

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Local time: 17:17
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 201
Grading comment
Gracias!! Buen fin de semana!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alison Rodriguez: Nephrite is also sometimes referred to as New Zealand jade...
4 mins
  -> Gracias Alison

agree  caere: Ver referencia http://www.tepuia.com/taonga_treasure_gallery_te_puia_rotoru... El material es jade (nefrita o jadeita) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jade#Nephrite_versus_jadeite no el greenstone sedimentario ni la diorita.
6 hrs
  -> Gracias caere...

agree  Marisol Sahagun
10 hrs
  -> Gracias Marisol
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9 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference: Ref

Reference information:
greenstone [ign] : diorita [ign]
greenstone [meta] : rocas verdes/greenstone [metam]
greenstone [mineral] : nefrita [mineral], piedra verde (fuchsita-quiastolita) (infor.)
greenstone [sed] : greenstone [sed] /argilita con chamosite con a.ferruginosa
greenstone belt : cinturón de rocas verdes, en escudos del Precámbrico


http://ceramica.wikia.com/wiki/Glosario_de_Geología_Inglés_–...

Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.)
Spain
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 201

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Alison Rodriguez
3 mins
  -> Gracias Alison
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Dec 10, 2010 - Changes made by Margarita Ezquerra (Smart Translators, S.L.):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/43877">Ines Insua's</a> old entry - "greenstones" » "piedras verdes / piedras de jade"


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