μάργες

English translation: marlstones / marls

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Greek term or phrase:μάργες
English translation:marlstones / marls
Entered by: Kyriacos Georghiou

13:54 Oct 17, 2010
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Greek term or phrase: μάργες
Το έδαφος στη περιοχή της κατοικίας είναι τύπου PI σύμφωνα με το γεωλογικό χάρτη.
Χαρακτηρίζεται ως ιζηματογενές με μάργες, ασβεστόλιθους, ψαμμίτες και μικρές κροκάλες. Περιέχει σημαντικό ποσοστό αργίλου
Natassa Tsokkou
Cyprus
marlstones / marls
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μάργα -> marl - [ Translate this page ]
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Νομίζω πως (πάντα με κάποια επιφύλαξη μέχρι να έρθουν οι ειδικοί στο χώρο) πως μάργες= marlstones (ίσως και σκέτο marls). ...
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Kyriacos Georghiou
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3 +2marlstones / marls
Kyriacos Georghiou
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marl vs marlstone
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marlstones / marls


Explanation:
μάργα -> marl - [ Translate this page ]
4 posts - 3 authors - Last post: 23 Jun 2009
Νομίζω πως (πάντα με κάποια επιφύλαξη μέχρι να έρθουν οι ειδικοί στο χώρο) πως μάργες= marlstones (ίσως και σκέτο marls). ...
www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php?topic=45212.0

Kyriacos Georghiou
Cyprus
Local time: 14:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 4
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agree  Dylan Edwards: Μάργα συμπαγής is marlstone, according to the dictionary.
4 mins
  -> Thank you for confirming.... wasn't sure

agree  Fevos Zachopoulos: Η συμφωνία αφορά το marl περισσότερο.
32 mins
  -> Thank you
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Reference: marl vs marlstone

Reference information:
Marl:
A pelagic or hemipelagic sediment ... It is 30% clay and 70% microfossils.
(The English word "marl" is from the Latin margila < marga).

Marlstone:
A semi-lithified marl. A fully lithified marl is termed an argillaceous limestone.

Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
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