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English translation: griffithite

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Spanish term or phrase:griffi
English translation:griffithite
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16:47 Sep 13, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: griffi
Construction material along with plaster and marble powder.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 17:18
griffithite
Explanation:
Griffithite is another name for Saponite, which is a soapy amorphous silicate of magnesium and aluminium. It is also called piotine and soapstone.

It doesn't sound like a good construction material to me. Could it be a badly typed grifo, referring to tap water as a construction material?

Sounds like you should ask the author for an explanation.
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Ian McAllister
Grading comment
No, but it's probably used for other applications.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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griffithite


Explanation:
Griffithite is another name for Saponite, which is a soapy amorphous silicate of magnesium and aluminium. It is also called piotine and soapstone.

It doesn't sound like a good construction material to me. Could it be a badly typed grifo, referring to tap water as a construction material?

Sounds like you should ask the author for an explanation.


    Reference: http://www.harcourt.com/dictionary/def/8/9/7/2/8972300.html
Ian McAllister
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PRO pts in pair: 47
Grading comment
No, but it's probably used for other applications.
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