ankerite


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ankerite

[′aŋ·kə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca(Fe,Mg,Mn)(CO3)2 A white, red, or gray iron-rich carbonate mineral associated with iron ores and found in thin veins in coal seams; specific gravity is 2.95-3.1. Also known as cleat spar.
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19) A l'origine, nous avions depouille les seules lettres B et K; mais apres les avoir choisies, nous nous sommes rendu compte que les fiches des travailleurs dont le nom de famille commence par K etaient manquantes dans les archives de la Buffalo Ankerite et de la McIntyre Porcupine, d'ou l'idee d'inclure la lettre A, presente pour ces deux entreprises, afin d'avoir au moins deux lettres a chaque fois qu'on obtient l'acces aux dossiers du personnel.
The Buffalo Ankerite in-pit resource is 235,000 ounces of gold at a grade of 2.
The alteration consists of strong sericite, ankerite, local tourmaline and quartz-ankerite veins with gold associated with increased pyrite content.
The table below shows the growth of Lexam's resources since the last update in January 2011 due to the updated resource estimate for Buffalo Ankerite.
Vedron Gold reports finding more near-surface gold mineralization on its Buffalo Ankerite property near Timmins.
In addition to the Paymaster Project, the Company has one drill operating at the neighboring Buffalo Ankerite Mine property, located adjacent to the west boundary of Paymaster, following up on high grade interceptions at depth.
In the third stage, from 600 to 900 [degrees]C, weight loss is mostly attributed to the decomposition of carbonate minerals such as calcite, dolomite and ankerite, and so on.
The third drill is located at Buffalo Ankerite looking for deep high-grade mineralization.
However, samples MN-2, 5 and 7 from the MN series contain ankerite and quartz-calcite as main and accessory minerals, respectively.
In the third stage, between 600 [degrees]C and 900 [degrees]C, the weight loss is attributed to decomposition of carbonate minerals such as calcite, dolomite, ankerite, and others.
The predominance of the mineralization trends both west towards VG Gold's 100 percent owned Buffalo Ankerite Property and east toward Goldcorp's Dome Mine.