mineral vein

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Synonyms for mineral vein

a layer of ore between layers of rock

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The locators of all mining locations made on any mineral vein,
Section 26 has three requirements for extralateral rights: 1) the claim is located on the public domain, 2) the apex of the mineral vein lies within the boundaries of the claim, and 3) the mineral vein dips downward from its apex.
97) Without this determination, a miner would have to locate successive, independent claims over the length of the vein in order to appropriate an entire mineral vein.
s joint venture with Bolivia's COMIBOL expects to initiate operations following a full review of its assigned four mineral veins.
Each entry includes the name of the mine, the date discovered, its location, type of ore, mineral veins, yield, and names of key personnel.
The cliffs,near Lavernock Point, at Penarth,are made of marl cut through by celestine and strontianite mineral veins.
The cliffs near Lavernock Point, Penarth are made of Marl cut through with Celestine and Strontianite mineral veins.
If the boron that we found in calcium sulphate mineral veins on Mars is similar to what we see on Earth, it would indicate that the groundwater of ancient Mars that formed these veins would have been 0-60 degrees Celsius [32-140 degrees Fahrenheit] and neutral-to-alkaline pH," Patrick Gasda, a postdoctoral researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, which was involved in the development of the ChemCam instrument, said in a (http://www.
The Nent Force Level was driven to find new mineral veins and also to drain the mines in the area.
These realgar and orpiment-bearing veins cut the main ore mineral veins, but are not directly associated with the lead-zinc orebodies and veins.
In the local context, it has the ability to detect gold bearing mineral veins that have a length greater than 25m.
Researchers at the Open University and the University of Leicester concluded in the new study that mineral veins found in the region were formed by the evaporation of ancient Martian lakes.
Above those are carboniferous rocks such as sandstone, shale and limestone, plus hundreds of mineral veins.