Acid-etch tube

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A soda-lime glass tube charged with dilute hydrofluoric acid, left in a borehole for 20 to 30 min to measure inclination as indicated by the angle of etch line on the tube. May be fitted in a clinometer. Syn: acid-etch vial; culture tube; etch tube; sargent tube. See also: acid-dip survey
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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