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A sedimentary or igneous ore body occurring in flat-lying depositional layers.


(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Manto, asteroid 870 (the 870th asteroid to be discovered, on May 12, 1917), is approximately 16 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 3.5 years. It is named after a Greek prophetess. If prominent in a natal chart (e.g., conjunct the Sun or the ascendant), Manto may show a person able to intuit the future or someone who is always seeking information about the future. Manto’s location by sign and house may indicate how and where one best intuits the future.


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KARACHI -- Oxford University Press (OUP) organized an event on the recently released film Manto, which is a biographical drama film based on the life of the legendary and controversial short story writer Saadat Hassan Manto (1912-1955).
The support for the placement in a risk averse funding market is evidence to the positive interest made by the Mantos Grandes deposit.
Gold mineralization in the mantos themselves is a new development at La Platosa and has the potential to further improve the mine's profitability in the future.
Fellow fishermen found bodies aboard three boats; and three survivors, two of whom were brought back to Pagadian City, said Mantos.
The manto area of area 29 was mined for several years prior to the Company's purchase of the mine, producing roughly 250,000 tonnes of ore grading greater than 6 g/t gold.
Mantos forced an equaliser on the half-time whistle from a penalty corner.
Excellon plans to continue step-out drilling of the Guadalupe and Guadalupe South Mantos on 15-metre centres with this drill and use its first rig for testing both for possible feeders to the Guadalupe Manto at depth, and the structural zone that adjoins the NE-1 Manto.
It again demonstrates that the Rincon del Caido area holds considerable discovery potential and validates our strategy as we continue to develop exploration targets for the source of the high-grade Platosa mantos.
The resource estimate contained in the Tribe report derives from the study of a 166 reverse circulation drill program, which commenced in December 2003 through December 15, 2004, totaling 26,500 meters of drilling on sections 50 meters apart with drill holes 30 meters apart along sections on the Cerro Prieto and Los Mantos zones.
We're excited to have cut new mineralization along the trend that has already yielded the Guadalupe Manto and are looking forward to using two drills to simultaneously seek new mantos farther along it and to flesh out what we hope becomes the 'Guadalupe South Manto'.
It was Partition that inspired Mantos greatest works-Toba Tek Singh, to mention just one, which gained him much posthumous fame.