Definición de serpentinize en inglés:

serpentinize

Silabificación: ser·pen·tin·ize
Pronunciación: /ˌsərpənˈtēnīz
 
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[with object] Geology
Convert into serpentine.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most samples are very altered, with olivines and orthopyroxenes being strongly serpentinized.
  • It is clear nevertheless that transforms are sites where deep-seated rocks, such as serpentinized peridotite (derived from the upper mantle), are relatively common.
  • The lowermost rocks are serpentinized dunite and harzburgite, which are best exposed in the NE of the ophiolite.

Derivativos

serpentinization

Pronunciación: /-ˌtēniˈzāSHən/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Once extension of the adjacent crust ceases, fluid penetration through the crust is hindered and active serpentinization beneath the continental crust ceases.
  • It should be noted that these values represent a minimum, as both igneous additions to the crust and mantle serpentinization can generate additional ‘crust’ (in terms of density and hence subsidence behaviour).
  • If the P detachment is associated with the onset of serpentinization, the switch from symmetrical to asymmetric (locally simple shear) extension may also be related to the onset of mantle serpentinization.

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