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HYDROTHERMALISME [1 record]

Record 1 1997-01-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Mineralogy
DEF

Those processes associated with igneous activity that involve heated or superheated water, esp. alteration, space filling, and replacement.

CONT

The existence of tin metallogenic provinces suggests that parts of the upper mantle were ... relatively richer in tin, and that this tin has been progressively added to the crust where it has been recycled and further concentrated by magmatic and hydrothermal processes.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Minéralogie
DEF

Ensemble des phénomènes géologiques relatifs à la production et à la circulation des eaux minérales chaudes.

CONT

Le principal phénomène minéralisateur lié au volcanisme est l'hydrothermalisme.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Hidrología e hidrografía
  • Mineralogía
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