alluvium

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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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And to the east it has been found beneath the blanketing alluviums over 1000 feet farther than previously mapped.
Using these satellite photos and GPS triangulation a series of drill targets were established to determine if the ore body continued with the fault and if it could be located beneath the alluviums.
It intersected the quartz vein after 35 feet of alluviums and continued in it to 99 feet, the total depth of hole, with values ranging from 13 gm/ton to 70 gm/ton (approximately 1/3 ounce/ton to just over 2 ounces/ton gold) readings from samples using the NITON pXRF.
Some of the findings in this report indicate that, Gold bearing alluviums on the property vary between 100' to 400' in thickness.