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THICKNESS LAYER [2 records]

Record 1 2012-01-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Metals Mining
OBS

As used in mine subsidence, the thickness of a bed or seam of mineral is the distance from its roof to its floor, measured at right angles to the plane of stratification.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mines métalliques
DEF

Épaisseur d'une couche mesurée perpendiculairement aux épontes.

CONT

Les niveaux ferrifères sont intercalés dans les schistes et quartzites précambriens, [...], tantôt plissés à la verticale et faillés, tantôt ondulés en plis lâches, ce qui fait varier la puissance des couches de quelques mètres à quelques centaines de mètres.

Spanish

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Record 2 1980-10-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Coal-Derived Fuels

French

Domaine(s)
  • Combustibles dérivés des charbons

Spanish

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