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a nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine

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Regional exploration (geological mapping, prospecting and sampling) on the Company's new Rattlesnake Range Front portion ("Rattlesnake") of the Lapon Gold Project (4 km west and 2000 feet lower than the Lapon Rose Zone) has returned values of 17.36 g/t Au and 13.9 g/t Ag, from the interior of an historical adit.
The conditions in the access part of right bank adit (adit 5) are favourable with massive GN.
But we are confident that at Adit North East, we are already making a real difference.
Equant cyclic twins to 4 mm have been found associated with galena bodies in the lower adit. In a surface trench above the upper adit, V-shaped twinned cerussite crystals (to 4 mm) are found associated with milky quartz crystals and malachite.
However, this was not a long-term option for the mine because, like the truck haulage option, the required capacity could not be provided economically within the envelopes of the circular adits.
"I cannot find that the authority was under a duty in 1985 to disclose the existence of the adits," said Mr Justice Garland.
It assesses all information contained within the report, relating to shafts, adits, shallow mining, opencast, outcrops, fissures, breaklines, multiseam working and other complex issues.
A number of adits, trenches, open cuts and stopes comprise the Mex-Tex claims.
These hazards included the dispersal of metal contamination, the potential dangers of the underground workings, shafts and adits, and the condition of the mine buildings and structures.
The underground mine is accessed by two adits driven into the base of the mountain.
It assesses all information contained within the report relating to shafts, adits, shallow mining, opencast, outcrops, fissures, breaklines, multiseam working and other complex issues.