average assay value

average assay value

[′av·rij ′a‚sā ‚val·yü]
(mining engineering)
The weighted result of assays obtained from a number of samples by multiplying the assay value of each sample by the width or thickness of the ore face over which it is taken and dividing the sum of these products by the total width of cross section sampled.
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Two meter interval channel samples in TC6 taken from 17 meters to 25 meters returned a weighted average assay value of 3.
Above 306m depth, these assays include significant intervals with average assay values above 1.
The uncut, weighted average assay values of the 365 metre intercept are 0.
Average Assay Values Drill Hole Primary Mineralized Cu Ni Co ppm Number Interval Percent Percent (Thickness in feet) 98-105B (0' to 25') 25' 0.
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