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drift – an approximately horizontal passageway in underground mining excavation – an area where rock or alluvium has been removed fools gold – FeS2 – iron pyrite sometimes mistaken for gold gold – a precious yellow metallic element highly malleable and ductile and not subject to oxidation or corrosion Symbol Au atomic

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Mining And Prospecting Glossary  GPEX
Mining And Prospecting Glossary GPEX

BYPRODUCT A secondary product obtained while mining something else For example gold is often a byproduct of a copper mining operation which means copper is the main metal mined but some gold is also recovered CACHE This was a temporary hiding place for gold or other wealth including supplies food or equipment Basically anything

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Glossary of Mining Terms  SEC
Glossary of Mining Terms SEC

In the case of mining companies the consideration paid for properties purchased is often a block of treasury shares These shares are termed vendor shares and are normally pooled or escrowed Visible gold Native gold which is discernible in a hand specimen to the unaided eye

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GLOSSARY OF MINING AND PROSPECTING TERMS
GLOSSARY OF MINING AND PROSPECTING TERMS

GLOSSARY OF MINING AND PROSPECTING TERMS This page is STILL in progress Some really rusty gold Find out why in our DredgeMaster course Adjustable Sluice The bottom angle of the sluice box can be raised or lowered as required depending on

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Gold Mining Terms Flashcards  Quizlet
Gold Mining Terms Flashcards Quizlet

Gold Mining Terms study guide by fluentpoetic includes 30 questions covering vocabulary terms and more Quizlet flashcards activities and games help you improve your grades

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Glossary of Mining Terms – Page 2 – Legends of America
Glossary of Mining Terms – Page 2 – Legends of America

Dry Diggings – Earth excavated in the summer and held to be washed in winter when water was more plentiful Dry Washing – Fine soil blown away leaving the gold Drywasher – A common desert mining tool similar to a highbanker but doesn’t need operates by the use of wind The light junk material is blown off the top of the sluice in the drywasher and the gold stays on the

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Flashcards  Gold Mining Terms Flashcards
Flashcards Gold Mining Terms Flashcards

This set of flashcards will explain several methods of mining for gold properties of the metal itself common terms in mining and the history of the California Gold Rush of 1849 to put the

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Miners Terminology  goldstrike colorado gold experience
Miners Terminology goldstrike colorado gold experience

goldstrike colorado gold experience Search this site GOLDSTRIKE Colorado Gold Adventures Code of Ethics FREQUENTLY USED GOLD MINING TERMS LithologyThe character of a rock described in terms of its structure color mineral composition grain size and arrangement of its component parts all those visible features that in the

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Mining terms explained A to Z  Anglo American
Mining terms explained A to Z Anglo American

Mining terms explained A to Z Environment Climate change A need for resilience and innovation 29 November 2017 Corporate leadership Our blueprint for the future of sustainable mining 13 March 2018 Corporate leadership A new world of geoscience data

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Gold mining  Wikipedia
Gold mining Wikipedia

Byproduct gold mining Gold is also produced by mining in which it is not the principal product Large copper mines such as the Bingham Canyon mine in Utah often recover considerable amounts of gold and other metals along with copper Some sand and gravel pits such as those around Denver Colorado may recover small amounts of gold in their

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Mining Terms
Mining Terms

POCKETS These are cavities in the earth filled with ore or a rich deposit of gold PROSPECT A mining property the value of which has not been proved by exploration PULP A name for gold in the mining process PYRITE A hard heavy shiny yellow mineral being a sulphide of iron

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» Historical Mining Talk  New 49ers Prospecting Club
» Historical Mining Talk New 49ers Prospecting Club

gold claims mining properties maps gold prospecting gold dredging Dave McCracken gold prospecting adventure how to find gold legal affairs miners rights dave mack prospecting newsletter California Dredging Moratorium members stories gold mining in Oregon about the new 49ers subscription video weeklong group projects happy camp california metal

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Glossary of Mining Terms
Glossary of Mining Terms

Glossary of Mining Terminology A Also called iron pyrites fools gold sulfur balls Iron pyrite is the most common sulfide found in coal mines R Undercut To cut below or undermine the coal face by chipping away the coal by pick or mining machine In some localities the terms undermine or underhole are used

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Glossary of mining terms terminology abbreviations
Glossary of mining terms terminology abbreviations

A glossary of terms and meanings along with the terminolgy used in mining and exploration Mining Talk Terminology Symbols Meanings ADIT A nearly horizontal passage driven from the surface to the mine workings A Bit About Gold Gold is the most malleable and ductile metal One ounce of gold can be beaten out to 300 ft2 Gold is a

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Glossary of Mining Terms
Glossary of Mining Terms

Cycle mining A system of mining in more than one working place at a time that is a miner takes a lift from the face and moves to another face while permanent roof support is established in the previous working face D Demonstrated reserves – A collective term for the sum of coal in both measured and indicated resources and reserves

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An Archaeologists Guide to Mining Terminology
An Archaeologists Guide to Mining Terminology

mining by any standards it was small scale and never likely to amount to much because of the small size of the ore bodies the distance to markets and problems associated with smelting the ore TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH ALLUVIAL MINING alluvial gold gold found in alluvium ie riverine or estuarine deposits of sand or gravel

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Glossary of Mining Terminology  First Nations
Glossary of Mining Terminology First Nations

The Glossary of Mining Terminology is a first attempt to improve Inuktitut terminology in the resource development field The aim of the glossary is to clarify some technical words associated with resource development using everyday language The Glossary of Mining Terminology is a living document that will continue to be improved as the industry develops and Inuktitut speakers become more

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Gold News  Gold Mining Investment and Price News
Gold News Gold Mining Investment and Price News

Gold mining investment and price news from The latest news on gold mines and properties mining companies and gold prices

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Top ten mining terms you should know
Top ten mining terms you should know

Jul 28 2014 · Here’s a list of ten interesting mining terms you might like to know if you don’t already We’ve “mined” the nuggets on this list from social news site Reddit where various

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What Does the Grade of a Gold Mine Refer To
What Does the Grade of a Gold Mine Refer To

What Does the Grade of a Gold Mine Refer To FACEBOOK the World Gold Council also researches gold mines and creates standards by which to evaluate gold mining prospects Related Terms

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Gold Rush Words  Vocabulary List
Gold Rush Words Vocabulary List

Vocabulary Jam Compete headtohead in realtime to see which team can answer the most questions correctly Start a Jam and invite your friends and classmates to join

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Gold Rush TV series  Wikipedia
Gold Rush TV series Wikipedia

Gold Rush titled Gold Rush Alaska for the first season is a reality television series that airs on Discovery and its affiliates worldwide The series follows the placer gold mining efforts of various familyrun mining companies mostly in the Klondike region of Dawson City Yukon Canada although the prospecting efforts of Todd Hoffmans 316 Mining company have ranged across both South

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Top Gold Stocks of April 2019  Investopedia
Top Gold Stocks of April 2019 Investopedia

Jun 22 2019 · In considering the top gold stocks weve drawn from among the largest gold mining and related companies in the world Each of these companies has a

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Gold Rush Vocabulary  Michael La Marr
Gold Rush Vocabulary Michael La Marr

iron pyrite that made many miners think they had found gold fortyniners specifically those people who came to mine for gold in 1849 but has come to mean all who came to mine for gold in California during the gold rush ghost town a town where few if any people live after the gold had been panned out of the area gold fever a mania or

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5 Top Gold Stocks for 2019  The Motley Fool
5 Top Gold Stocks for 2019 The Motley Fool

Jul 15 2019 · The industry mainly comprises gold mining companies that mine and sell gold so when you buy a gold companys stock you effectively purchase an ownership stake Terms and Conditions

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Gold Bug Park
Gold Bug Park

Youll step back in time when you enter the Gold Bug Mine Its a REAL gold mine from the Gold Rush days Explore the Gold Bug and the mining museum Find your riches in the gem panning trough Be sure to visit our historic Stamp Mill and working Blacksmith Shop

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Top 10 biggest gold mines
Top 10 biggest gold mines

Jun 18 2019 · The iconic Grasberg mine in Indonesia regained the crown as the world’s biggest gold mining operation in terms of output in 2018 The coppergold

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Mining Glossary
Mining Glossary

Pocket Mining Pocket mining begins with panning a shovelful of dirt from a hillside looking for isolated surficial veins of gold When gold is identified another sample is taken nearby until a small area is defined or the pocket can be defined Then a prospect pit

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Glossary of Terms  Jaguar Mining Inc
Glossary of Terms Jaguar Mining Inc

To be a recognized gold mining company focused on growing sustainable production delivering on our commitments for excellence and valuaing and developing our employees Glossary of Terms For full details on abbreviations and terms using throughout this website please click here Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

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An Archaeologists Guide to Mining Terminology
An Archaeologists Guide to Mining Terminology

mining by any standards it was small scale and never likely to amount to much because of the small size of the ore bodies the distance to markets and problems associated with smelting the ore TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH ALLUVIAL MINING alluvial gold gold found in alluvium ie riverine or estuarine deposits of sand or gravel

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