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Need English translation for "Sphärolithischer Chalcedon von Madagaskar." LAPIS 28 (9), 18-22

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Sister Elias Freeman, OSB.Sol June 10, 2012 09:05PM
The only scholarly article on Madagascar orbicular jasper (aka "ocean jasper") is in LAPIS and in German. I have the issue, but I cannot translate the article because of the technical language. Online translation programs are totally confused by the technical terminology, and all I get is gobbledegook. The text itself is not long--lots of photos take up space. Can anyone help me by translating the article? I can send a copy of the article. I don't know if paying someone is allowed, but at the very least I could offer some rough slabs as a trade.

Or--does anyone know of an online translation program that can handle mineralogical German?
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Vik Vanrusselt June 10, 2012 11:01PM
Hello,

I'm willing to try it for you (for free).
I graduated in multilingual (Dutch, English, French and German) translation 10 years ago and have a subscription to Lapis myself.

You can send the article to me at vikvanrusselt@hotmail.com

It might take some time though, depending on the length and difficulty of the text, and the amount of time I can actually spend translating.

Anyway, if you want me to have a go at it, let me know at the above email address.

Vik
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