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Synonyms for alluvium

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

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Tango will be responsible for capital expenditures associated with alluvial mine design and equipment acquisition and will be the sole operator.
15 troy ounces) of raw alluvial gold and the trial production will continue till the end of October 2010.
M2 EQUITYBITES-24 February 2010-Sacre-Coeur Minerals reports on alluvial test mining at Million Mountain(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
International Resource News-21 October 2009-Sacre-Coeur establishes fabrication and set up work for its alluvial test mining plant(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
Alluvial fans; geomorphology, sedimentology, dynamics.
Valencia Water wells are sunk in the alluvial and Saugus aquifers and along the main stem of the Santa Clara River between Bouquet Junction and McBean Parkway.
Woodruff begins her study by exploring the origin of the alluvial empire, which is the name turn-of-the-century capitalists gave the Mississippi River Valley.
None of these features characterize the Ganga Alluvial Plain, where sediments in the mega fans from the Himalayan rivers that cover major parts of the alluvial plain are sandy, and associated groundwater is not reduced to the level required to cause significant mobilization of As.
The Mississippi Alluvial Valley, which covers parts of seven States from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the mouth of the Mississippi River, was once a 9.
This book is a compilation of the thirty papers presented at the international conference on Alluvial Mining organized by the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and held in London, U.
A systematic grade control program has been implemented to keep mining focused on just the alluvial "pay zone" to minimize mining dilution.
The Board of Xtract Resources Plc ("Xtract" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Xtract and Nexus Capital Limited (previously Mineral Technologies International Limited, "Nexus") have agreed to revise terms of a collaboration agreement for the exploitation of alluvial gold deposits at Manica which was agreed to by the parties on 13 February 2017.
just outside a regional pumping station along Bouquet Canyon and Soledad Canyon roads, would treat the complete flow of water coming out of the alluvial well - roughly 1,300 gallons per minute, said Bob DiPrimio, the utility's president.
the "Company") today announced that the Company's exploration team has identified a new area containing both alluvial and elluvial (concentrated by chemical weathering of host rock) gold near its Million Mountain operations center, located in North-central Guyana.