placer mining

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placer mining:

see miningmining,
extraction of solid mineral resources from the earth. These resources include ores, which contain commercially valuable amounts of metals, such as iron and aluminum; precious stones, such as diamonds; building stones, such as granite; and solid fuels, such as coal and
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placer mining

[′plās·ər ‚mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The extraction and concentration of heavy metals from placers.
Mining of gold by washing the sand, gravel, or talus.
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The Nolan placer gold deposit has allowed Silverado Gold to surface-mine millions of ounces of gold nuggets 280 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Garnet describes the |Development of an underwater mining vehicle for the offshore placer gold deposits of Alaska'; W.
The abundance and physical nature of the placer gold recovered during the 2012 test mining operation indicates that it is in part, locally derived.
In conjunction, American International Ventures Inc has access to the 100 acre mineral claims owned by its wholly owned subsidiary, Placer Gold Prospecting, right next to the famous Barrick Bullfrog open pit mine.
Tyva, developing the Bolshoi and Maly Algiyak placer gold fields, has produced 995.
Arctic Oil & Gas Corp (Pink Sheets: AOAG), a US-based resources development company, has announced an update from the two new Alaska placer gold mines.
The original prospects were worked for fine-grained placer gold, on what would come to be known as Butte Hill.
A new report entitled "Gold in the CIS", says this is due to many factors including the falling grade and reserves of placer gold deposits, weak domestic demand, high levels of taxation on gold mining organizations, rising production costs, and poor management.
The Deep Lead Channel contains some of the highest placer gold concentrations historically reported in all of the Cariboo Mining District and perhaps British Columbia that remains unmined" (Stephen Kocsis, P.
As per the ministry, representatives of Letto Mining Ltd and Lozbez Mining Plc concluded deals with Minister Tewodros Gebre Egziabher, delivering for placer gold and mainly gold and silver extraction, individually.
The Licensing Commission of the State Agency for Geology and Mineral Resources decided to revoke 2347 AE License of the Booster LLC for development of placer gold deposit located in Lower Chandalash (Chatkal district, Jalal-Abad region).