förskiffrad

English translation: schistose gneissic granite

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Swedish term or phrase:förskiffrad
English translation:schistose gneissic granite
Entered by: quincey

03:15 Oct 16, 2013
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems
Swedish term or phrase: förskiffrad
Under den första kilometern tycks graniten vara huvudsakligen massformig för att sedan övergå i en mer förskiffrad gnejsgranit och förskiffrad metaargillit.

'disjunct gneiss granite'?
quincey
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:40
schistose gneissic granite
Explanation:
This may be what you are after - according to Norstedts "schist" is a scientific term for "skiffer". Cf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schist and http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glimmerskiffer
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Anna Herbst
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schistose gneissic granite


Explanation:
This may be what you are after - according to Norstedts "schist" is a scientific term for "skiffer". Cf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schist and http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glimmerskiffer


    Reference: http://www.sgu.se/geodigitalia/rapporter/brap_80065.pdf
Anna Herbst
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