float trail

Dutch translation: spoor van losse (goud)fragmenten

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English term or phrase:float trail
Dutch translation:spoor van losse (goud)fragmenten
Entered by: ntschanz

20:47 Sep 17, 2006
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mining & Minerals / Gems /
English term or phrase: float trail
A guy is looking for gold on his claim in the West. "I followed a *float trail* that as near as I can figure ends somewhere on this claim." Enig idee wat een float trail is? Bij voorbaat dank!
ntschanz
Netherlands
Local time: 13:17
spoor van losse (goud)fragmenten
Explanation:
De Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
[ http://www.maden.hacettepe.edu.tr/dmmrt/ ]
geeft voor 'float' twee betekenissen die volgens mij hier relevant kunnen zijn:
1. A general term for loose fragments of ore or rock, esp. on a hillside below an outcropping ledge or vein. Syn:floater
float ore.
2. Metal particles so fine that they float on the surface of water in
crushing or washing, as float gold.

In dit geval lijkt het mij te gaan om het eerste.
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Jack den Haan
Netherlands
Local time: 13:17
Grading comment
Dat "spoor van losse goudfragmenten" was het helemaal. En bedankt voor de nuttige link!
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spoor van losse (goud)fragmenten


Explanation:
De Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
[ http://www.maden.hacettepe.edu.tr/dmmrt/ ]
geeft voor 'float' twee betekenissen die volgens mij hier relevant kunnen zijn:
1. A general term for loose fragments of ore or rock, esp. on a hillside below an outcropping ledge or vein. Syn:floater
float ore.
2. Metal particles so fine that they float on the surface of water in
crushing or washing, as float gold.

In dit geval lijkt het mij te gaan om het eerste.


Jack den Haan
Netherlands
Local time: 13:17
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
Dat "spoor van losse goudfragmenten" was het helemaal. En bedankt voor de nuttige link!
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