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lode,

deposit of oreore,
metal-bearing mineral mass that can be profitably mined. Nearly all rock deposits contain some metallic minerals, but in many cases the concentration of metal is too low to justify mining the ore.
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lode

[lōd]
(geology)
A fissure in consolidated rock filled with mineral; usually applied to metalliferous deposits.
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Lode belongs to Polish citizen Pawel Tadeusz Radzieciak.
The Lode Lane factory will be open during the festival, giving visitors an insight into how Land Rover vehicles are designed and produced.
Each member of the board of directors of Mother Lode Bank has agreed to vote all of his shares of common stock in favor of the transaction and to recommend that all other shareholders of Mother Lode Bank also vote in favor of the transaction.
The owner and President of LSG Lonnie Humphries has said 'Lode Star is excited to see this project moving forward towards its true potential.
"Lode Runner" is the second title for iPod, and Hudson is planning on releasing many more casual games for the iPod in the future.
Trapping in front, his superior four-bend pace saw him open up a decent lead over the pursuing Lode Star, but he was running on empty at the fifth bend and his momentum just enabled him to cross the line by a diminishing head over Lode Star in 35.65sec.
The year before, also in Lode Lane, was born a man who went on to work at that factory as an engineer.
As part of Land Rover's diamond anniversary celebrations - its official birthday was on April 30 - Crathorne has chronicled his 4x4 exploits in Born in Lode Lane, a book written by Gavin Green.
Called a lode deposit, this gold forms swirls, like the fudge in vanilla-fudge ice cream, throughout the rocks.
The National Personnel Records Center in Overland, Missouri, recently unsealed the first batch of what is expected to be "a mother lode" collection of interest to military historians, biographers, and genealogists.
Today's Capitol muckrakers are beginning to think that Tom DeLay's troubles will provide a similar mother lode. After all, the lucrative political machine that DeLay formed with K Street lobbyists included more than a few eager Republicans.
This would be the mother lode so Alex agrees to take a look.