Definición de vug en inglés:

vug

Saltos de línea: vug
Pronunciación: /vʌɡ
 
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sustantivo

Geology
A cavity in rock, lined with mineral crystals.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The banded quartz is fascinating to study; euhedral crystals originally deposited in vugs and cavities were repeatedly covered with thin bands of agate.
  • Veins in some septaria do not fill the fractures completely but form elongated vugs that are sometimes lined with well-formed crystals.
  • Very narrow vugs containing quartz crystals are encountered in the quartz seams at times, but these invariably are barren of gold.

Origen

early 19th century: from Cornish vooga.

Derivativos

vuggy

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Unlike the vein deposits, the metasomatic flats are frequently vuggy and are the source of most crystallized mineral specimens from the district.
  • During the mid-to-late 1970s some spectacular specimens were produced from a vuggy to cavernous fissure zone intersected by an exploration drift on the 17 level.
  • During a nine-week period a vuggy zone about 250 feet inside the main haulage adit of the Mountain Monarch mine was exploited, and many fine rhodochrosite crystal groups were collected.

vugular

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We then obtain micro-scale computations of flow in such vugular media on very fine grids that resolve the geometry of the vugs.
  • The product is effective when drilling formations that are fractured or vugular and when drilling highly porous formations.
  • It is believed that the gels have not chemically degraded, but that the water eventually finds another fracture or vugular system to travel through.

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noun
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