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evaporite

Saltos de línea: evap¦or|ite
Pronunciación: /ɪˈvapərʌɪt
 
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Definición de evaporite en inglés:

sustantivo

Geology
A natural salt or mineral deposit left after the evaporation of a body of water: non-marine evaporites include borax [as modifier]: evaporite deposits
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Turbidite deposits and westward younging of limestones and evaporites record the development of the foreland fold and thrust belt during the Late Carboniferous Epoch.
  • The Rhaetian-Lower Sinemurian shallow ramp units are composed of platform carbonates, evaporites and minor siliciclastic deposits.
  • At the same time, lagoonal evaporites were deposited in the middle of the Western Carpathians; therefore an island surrounded by lagoons is hypothesized there.

Origen

1920s: alteration of evaporate (see also -ite1).

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