pisolite


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pisolite

[′pī·zə‚līt]
(petrology)
A sedimentary rock composed principally of pisoliths.
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The mine will sustain production of Robe Valley pisolite ore at 32Mtpa over the next decade.
specifically the environmental credentials of the Pisolite Hills project which would be established by the environmental impact statement," Sherlock said.
The following results are crude totals only and do not include any assessment of excluding iron-rich pisolite layers during mining.
Amouric M, Baronnct A, Nahon D, Didier P (1986) Electron microscopic investigations of iron oxyhydroxides and accompanying phases in lateritic iron-crust pisolites.
Bauxite pisolites and other rock fragments were removed by sieving and hand-picking, then weighed and expressed as a proportion of total sample weight.
Bauxite pisolites and other rock fragments ([is greater than] 2 mm) were removed by sieving and hand-picking, then weighed and expressed as a proportion of the total sample weight.
Preliminary results from the first 30 holes (10% drilled) of northern part of the 400M tonnes initial target confirm persistent intersections of haematite-rich detritals and iron pisolites over deep zones with wide intercepts (up to 40m) from surface.