commercial ore

commercial ore

[kə′mər·shəl ¦ȯr]
(mining engineering)
Mineralized material profitable at prevailing metal prices.
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This method of exploratory mining and underground drilling proved successful in locating the mine's first commercial ore body which yielded more than 133,000 ounces of gold from a single ore shoot measuring less than 10,000 square feet.
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 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.
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.
This method of exploratory mining and underground drilling proved successful in locating the first commercial ore body which yielded more than 133,000 ounces of gold from a single ore chute measuring less than 10,000 square feet.
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.
This method of exploratory mining and underground drilling proved successful in locating the first commercial ore body which yielded more than 133,700 ounces of gold from a single ore chute measuring less than 10,000 square feet.
Exploration efforts were unsuccessful and none of these mining properties produced any commercial ore.
Commercial ore values are likely located on each of the seventeen (17) contiguous BLM lode claims, known as the El Dorado #1 through #12, and the King of California #1 through #5, which comprises the El Dorado Mine.

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