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09:01 Apr 12, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems
Spanish term or phrase: Calicatas
word used in Chile, in water extraction area of a mining project
Kerry
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Summary of answers provided
naauger or bore holesFJPN
natrial pitsFuad Yahya
natest-pitsAlbert Golub
natrial-pitsxxxtrans4u


  

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10 mins
trial-pits


Explanation:
calicata-A trial-pit, the test of a piece of ground by auger,or tools, or mere inspection.

Espero te ayude esta info.

Saludos,

xxxtrans4u
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13 mins
test-pits


Explanation:
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 22:51
Native speaker of: French
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1 hr
trial pits


Explanation:
Oddly enough, I found a definition for it in a French glossary (of all places). Here, take a look at this:

http://www.ex.ac.uk/CSM/documents/glossary_french.htm#c

French Glossary of Technical Words
For Mineral Surveyors, Geologists, Mining Engineers
(on field work or industrial visits).


trial pit : pozo de prospección, calicata

I also found th efollowing citations:

http://www.samag.com.au/temp.asp?t=asx3jul00

"The excavation of the trial pit by Linke Contractors is nearly completed and the 100 tonne bulk sample will be trucked to Amdel Laboratories in Adelaide for a simulated leach test."


http://www.egoli.com.au/newsandviews/archives/12462.html

"Additionally mining of a trial pit and processing of the bulk sample at Red Hill (located 4km from the KB plant) is scheduled for the Jun half. Results will impact potential pre-feasibility studies."

Fuad





    See citations above.
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day 16 hrs
auger or bore holes


Explanation:
holes dug in the soil in order to find out structure and composition of the various layers


    I have made them myself in various African countries to define suitability of soild for growing certain crops.
FJPN
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Native speaker of: Spanish
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Feb 6, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO
Feb 6, 2006 - Changes made by Fuad Yahya:
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