alluvial ore deposit

alluvial ore deposit

[ə′lüv·ē·əl ¦ȯr di¦päz·ət]
(geology)
A deposit in which the valuable mineral particles have been transported and left by a stream.
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Average grade delineated for the alluvial ore deposit is 3.
In March, the company commenced a detailed quantitative survey delineating the alluvial ore deposits on approximately 250 hectares (618 acres) of the property.