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alluvial

1. of or relating to alluvium
2. another name for alluvium
3. Austral and NZ alluvium containing any heavy mineral, esp gold

alluvial

[ə′lüv·ē·əl]
(geology)
Of a placer, or its associated valuable mineral, formed by the action of running water.
Pertaining to or consisting of alluvium, or deposited by running water.
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The sand and gravel operation alone is expected to have a production life of over 80 years with hundreds of millions of tons of continuous alluvial surface area available.
In late April 2010, NAR completed the acquisition of the entire equity interests in Dadizi Yuan LLC ("Dadi") through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Dadi holds the mining and exploration licences for two alluvial gold mines in Mongolia, which have a total mining area of approximately 2,003 hectares (representing approximately 20.
Van Wyk has over 15 years of experience in the South African alluvial diamond mining industry.
Two research groups of the Geological Society of London claim that they chose Sorbas, in southeastern Spain as the cite for 2003 a conference on alluvial fans because it is a tectonically active dry region with a wide range of Quaternary alluvial fans.
Badibanga Alluvial Diamond Project ("Badibanga") in the Democratic Republic of
Two water filters 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.
It also reinforces her point that the activities of the STFU were "simply another stage in the ongoing struggle that black people had been waging against the alluvial empire since its inception" (189).
The concentration of dissolved Fe in groundwater is generally low (< 1 mg/L) in the Ganga Alluvial Plain (Acharyya et al.
and how can we study environmental change in alluvial environments and what has been the impact on human populations?
The Mississippi Alluvial Valley Migratory Bird Initiative was launched to identify habitat restoration needs and population goals for neotropical migrants, waterfowl, and shorebirds.
Estimated cash operating costs per day, including direct production costs plus indirect costs associated with the alluvial program are US $3,206 / operating day.
The project s main aims focus on securing and restoring floodplains that include habitats of bog woodlands and alluvial forests, in three riverine systems in Brandenburg.