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a mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

a monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden

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After spending an hour near the place, examining the stones, and searching for the usual indications of the proximity of ore, the Judge remounted and suffered his cousin to lead the way to the place where the mysterious trio had been making their excavation.
It is a secret spot, and cunningly devised, Richard; yet I see no symptoms of ore.
Once we had discovered iron ore we had enough mined in an incredibly short time to build a thousand cannon.
My host says that the two principal improvements introduced by foreigners have been, first, reducing by previous roasting the copper pyrites -- which, being the common ore in Cornwall, the English miners were astounded on their arrival to find thrown away as useless: secondly, stamping and washing the scoriae from the old furnaces -- by which process particles of metal are recovered in abundance.
The only method of stealing gold is to secrete pieces of the ore, and take them out as occasion may offer.
When the ore is brought to the mill, it is ground into an impalpable powder; the process of washing removes all the lighter particles, and amalgamation finally secures the gold-dust.
Complete report on iron ore mining market spread across 47 pages, featuring 3 major companies and supported with 38 tables and 17 figures is now available at http://www.
At September's end 2006, approximately 79,000 tonnes of ore was mined from Clavos at 5 grams of gold per tonne (g/t Au).
The 42-year-old has not hesitated with his multibillion-dollar plan to transform the world's largest iron ore producer into one of the globe's top-four mining conglomerates by 2010.
There is still an opportunity for finding ore,'' Graeme said.
In recent years, scientists have taken advantage of these reactions by "seeding" heaps of ore with bacteria that release bound-up copper.
The Iron Ore Market Review is an absolutely essential resource for anyone interested in detailed information on the reviewed market.
Their combined resources make it possible to develop the rich Frood-Stobie ore body in Canada, while Mond's British location provides a launching pad to better penetrate British and European markets.
Buoyant iron ore appetite on the domestic ground but share of exports in China's import basket to drop further Iron ore production in the world is concentrated with only handful of countries which are blessed with resources.
Ramping is under way from the sixth level to access ore zones at the seventh level and to establish drill stations for deeper exploration.