commercial ore

commercial ore

[kə′mər·shəl ¦ȯr]
(mining engineering)
Mineralized material profitable at prevailing metal prices.
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Its first commercial ore shipment was from Pardoo in December 2008.
The environmental approval for the SE Pilbara mine and rail spur options is a key step in demonstrating the strong commercial ore haulage opportunity available to either the owners of existing or planned Pilbara rail networks.
The CBRE-led team will be responsible for the management and marketing of residential and commercial ORE throughout all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.
The device helps to orient non-African readers and to show them how very rich southern Africa is--in minerals for the collector as well as in commercial ore deposits.
The quarry would be situated about a hundred metres from a former commercial ore dock in Michipicoten Harbour with rock being excavated by drilling and blasting through a cliff.
3]) is the only commercial ore mineral of chromium.
The objective of the drilling program is to assess the potential for a commercial ore body by determining average vein widths, grades and ground conditions in this zone.
The company's first commercial ore shipment was from the Pardoo mine in December 2008.
Within a few years of 1850 (the precise date is not known), the first major commercial ore cut, the Southwest Opening, was made on the Franklin orebody, at the sharp point of the curve of the fishhook-shaped outcrop.
LKA's plans to resume/expand Golden Wonder production are subject to a number of conditions, including, but not limited to, favorable geology, successful exploration efforts, development of a commercial ore body, favorable financing terms/availability, permits, gold prices, market conditions, etc.
While a commercial ore body has yet to be established, LKA's exploration activities produced over 729 ounces of gold during 2009.
Additional exploration, drilling, trenching, and assaying on geologically determined 100 foot centers will be conducted to further determine if this is a bankable commercial ore body reserve.

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