fully developed mine

fully developed mine

[′fu̇l·ē di‚vel·əpt ′mīn]
(mining engineering)
In coal mining, a mine where all development work has reached the boundaries and further extraction will be done on the retreat.
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The complex consists of a fully developed mine and an existing solvent extraction and electro-winning (SXEW) plant.
The Kenville Gold Mine property is well serviced with access and logging road systems with running water, the City of Nelson electrical supply and a fully developed mine building complex from the main quarry and gold operations.
With the country's only operating mill in eastern Utah, the fully developed mines in western Colorado and in eastern Utah should be the first to benefit from the soaring uranium prices.
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