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  • noun

Synonyms for alluvium

clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

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As soon as miners hit a gold vein, unscrupulous entrepreneurs, some-times financed by illegal paramilit-ary groups, show up with excavators to churn the soil and divert rivers before using toxic mercury to separate the gold from the alluvia.
These concessions are known areas of high concentration of alluvia gold deposits and we excited to be able to secure them," stated Alexander D.
Called Surepure, the technology is being tested by a many South African wine estates including Steenberg, Alluvia Stellar Organics, Clarius, Bouchard Finlayson and L'Ormarins, as well as winemakers in California, Chile, New Zealand and Australia.
This begins the process of proving up the location and quantity of alluvia gold, that we know is there.
and Europe, and Alluvia Tablets, the brand marketed in the developing world.