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base metal

any of certain common metals such as copper, lead, zinc, and tin, as distinct from the precious metals, gold, silver, and platinum

base metal

[′bās ¦med·əl]
(chemistry)
Any of the metals on the lower end of the electrochemical series.
(metallurgy)
The metal that is to be worked.
The principal metal of an alloy.
Any metal that will oxidize when heated in air.
The metal of parts to be welded. Also known as parent metal.
Metal to which cladding or plating is applied. Also known as basis metal.

base metal

The metal to be welded or soldered (as distinguished from filler metal which is deposited during the joining process).
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Thunder Bay's Wolfden Resources is spinning out its northwestern Ontario gold properties to concentrate on gold and base metal projects in the Canadian Arctic.
"In exploration for diamonds, we're kind of learning as we go," says Kelly, "because the expertise in the province was for gold and base metals. Diamonds were just an interesting sideline.
A second hole drilled in this area, 3483, also intersected mineralization immediately below overburden coring 16.55 metres averaging 1.79% combined base metals comprised of 0.26% copper, 0.42% lead and 1.11% zinc.
8.33% combined base metals. Hole H-3473, also drilled on this corridor, intersected 155.7 metres averaging 1.59% combined base metals, including 55.0 metres averaging 1.99% combined base metals.
* April 19, 2000 - More than 40 areas in northeastern Ontario identified potential for precious and base metals, significant geochemical anomalies occur in the Foleyet region, about 80 kiometres west of Timmins, enhanced levels of platinum found in lake sediments.
is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic, base metal exploration agreement (the "Alliance") with Doe Run Canadian Exploration ULC, a British Columbia registered company.
During the month of July, 2019, the export of base metals and its articles was recorded at $77.331 million against $34.123 million exports recorded during the same month of last year, showing growth of 126.62 percent, according to the data issued by the State Bank of Pakistan.
by 19.64 percent from $5.538 million to $6.626 million while the exports of miscellaneous articles of base metals also increased by 143.88 percent from
The property has potential for gold in the greenstone volcanic rocks which host the past producing Uchi Mine located approximately 2 km to the west; and base metals with anomalous cobalt and precious metals found with copper and nickel mineralization in the gabbro.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce the launch of US dollar-denominated London Metal Mini Futures for six base metals, starting 5 August 2019.
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