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Record 1 2006-05-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Petrography
  • Mineralogy
DEF

Said of the texture of a rock [or mineral] having crystals of the same or nearly the same size.

CONT

The typical porphyry copper deposit is a cylindrical stock-like, composite mass having an elongate or irregular outcrop..., often with an outer shell of equigranular medium-grained rock.

CONT

Hemo-ilmenite, the principal ore mineral at the Lac Tio and Tellnes deposits ... is typically equigranular with coarse exsolution lamellae of hematite that constitute as much as 30 mole per cent of the grains ...

PHR

Equigranular aggregate.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pétrographie
  • Minéralogie
DEF

Se dit de la structure d'une roche [ou d'un minéral] dont les grains ont des tailles voisines.

CONT

De manière typique, l'hémo-ilménite, principale phase métallifère des gisements de Lac Tio et de Tellnes [...] est équigranulaire avec de grosses lamelles d'exsolution d'hématite qui constituent jusqu'à 30 % (pourcentage molaire) des grains [...]

PHR

Agrégat équigranulaire.

Spanish

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