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Mining Terms Explained: A to Z Anglo American

A glossary of mining terms. Prev. Next. The four concepts underpinning a new way of mining 4 Ways the Mining Industry Uses Renewable Energy. 24 September 2019. Environment Three ways biodiversity awareness is critical to mining. 10 September 2019. Environment Behind every successful mining company is a strong biodiversity strategy

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A Glossary of the most common mining terms

May 04, 2018· Having trouble understanding mining terminology? Here’s a comprehensive A-Z guide of mining terms you need to know if you are considering investing in the mining industry or are just curious about how mining works. AC drilling: Air core drilling; Air blast drilling technique with limited coring capability.

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Glossary of Mining Terminology First Nations

Sep 15, 2010· 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

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Glossary of Mining Terminology Miners' Museum

Glossary of Mining Terminology After Damp Gasses resulting from underground combustion, normally carbon monoxide. This is a loose term implying any fatal gas in a mine after an explosion or fire. Air Shaft A vertical opening into a mine for the passage of air. Airway Any passage in a mine along which an air current moves. Some passages are

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Glossary of Mining Terms Legends of America

Glossary of terms used in the American Mining Industry. 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 water.It operates by the use of wind. The light junk material is blown off the top of

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Glossary of Mining Terms SEC

EX-99 15 glossary.htm EX99.3 GLOSSARY OF MINING TERMS Glossary of Mining Terms Potash Potassium compounds mined for fertilizer and for use in the chemical industry. Precambrian Shield The oldest, most stable regions of the earth's crust, the largest of which is the Canadian Shield.

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Glossary of Mining Terms

Glossary of Mining Terms A Abutment In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is

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Glossary of Mining Terms Legends of America

Glossary of terms used in the American Mining Industry. 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 water.It operates by the use of wind. The light junk material is blown off the top of

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Glossary of Mining Terms Mineral

Glossary of Mining Terminology. A. Abutment In coal mining, (1) is the most common coal found in the United States and is used to generate electricity and to make coke for the steel industry. "Subbituminous" is a coal with a heating value between bituminous and lignite. It has low fixed carbon and high percentages of volatile matter and

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Glossary of Mining Terms

Glossary of Mining Terms A Abutment In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is

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Data Mining Terminologies and Predictive Analytics Terms

1. Data Mining Terms Objective. In this Data Mining Tutorial, we will study Data Mining Terminologies. We will cover each and every Data Mining Terminologies related to every domain. Moreover, we will discuss some predictive analytics terms used in Data Mining. So, let’s start Data Mining Terminologies.

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Mining Industry Introduction to Mining Financial Concepts

The mining industry is involved with the extraction of precious minerals and other geological materials. The extracted materials are transformed into a mineralized form that serves an economic benefit to the prospector or miner. Typical activities in the mining industry include metals production

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A glossary of terms used in coal mining : Gresley, William

A glossary of terms used in coal mining by Gresley, William Stukeley. Publication date 1883 Topics Coal mines and mining Publisher London, New York, E. & F.N. Spon Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate 2007-03-02 18:34:47 Call number

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Common Coal Mining and Processing Terms

Common Coal Mining and Processing Terms The following is a list of some common terms used in coal mining and processing. This list has been compiled from posts written in the former glossary section removed late 2012.

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Gold Mining Terms Glossary Gold Bug Park

Download our PDF of Gold Mining Terms. adit a horizontal or nearly horizontal underground passage coming to the surface at one end of a mine.; alluvial of or pertaining to alluvium; alluvial soil.; alluvium a deposit of sand, mud, etc., formed by flowing water.; assay to analyze (an ore, alloy, etc.) in order to determine the proportion of gold, silver, or other metal in it.

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Glossary of Blasting Terms Mining and Blasting

The horizontal ledge in an excavation or mining operation along which holes are drilled vertically. Binary Explosive An explosive prepared by mixing 2 non-explosive materials which when combined form a cap-sensitive explosive. Blast The action of breaking and displacing rock by means of explosives. SHOT also means blast. Blast Area -

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Glossary of Oil Industry Terms OPIS

Industry scale expressing the gravity or density of liquid petroleum products. The measuring scale is calibrated in terms of degrees API; it may be calculated in terms of the following formula: Degrees API = 141.5/ sp.gr.60°F/60°F -131.5. The higher the API gravity, the lighter the compound.

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Glossary of Terms/ Definitions Commonly Used in Iron

TERMS RELATED TO 'STEEL' AND 'STEEL PRODUCTS' : STEEL: Steel is an iron based alloy containing Carbon, Silicon, Manganese etc. STEEL MAKING: Steel making is the process of selective oxidation of impurities present in the charge material (Hot metal/Scrap/DRI) in the presence of suitable fluxes in the Steel Melting Shops (SMS).

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Mining Glossary Energy Glossary Australian Shares

Mining Glossary (MineBox) Mining Glossary (AngloGold Ashanti) Mining Glossary (Sally Malay Mining Limited) Glossary (Macarthur Coal) Opal Mining Glossary (Lightning Ridge Information) Glossary of Mining Terms (Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines, Northern Territory Government) Glossary of Acid Rock Drainage Terms (Department of

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