alluvial


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alluvial

1. of or relating to alluvium
2. another name for alluvium
3. Austral and NZ alluvium containing any heavy mineral, esp gold

alluvial

[ə′lüv·ē·əl]
(geology)
Of a placer, or its associated valuable mineral, formed by the action of running water.
Pertaining to or consisting of alluvium, or deposited by running water.
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Alluvial fans are cone-shaped land formations beneath hills and mountains composed of silt, gravel and other forms of sedimentation brought in by water action.
Gold production from the assets held by Koboldo is solely from alluvial operations located in the Amur region in the Russian Far East.
We have been advised by our geological team and joint venture partners, Corizona Mining Partners LLC of Peru, that this property can produce gold immediately upon the establishment of the proper infrastructure and an alluvial processing plant on the property.'
Venus Metals Corporation Limited's (Venus) exploration activities conducted during the quarter ending 30 June 2012 includes soil sampling and assaying at Yalgoo Iron Ore Project, initial process of gravels at the Smoke Creek Alluvial Project, planning for drilling at Radi Hills and Citadel, Hylogger studies on diamond core samples of Moodini and delineation of targets for the Copper hills Project.
Since early September 2010, the Company has recovered approximately 1,200 grams (equivalent to approximately 32.15 troy ounces) of raw alluvial gold and the trial production will continue till the end of October 2010.
This alluvial soil is hydromorphic up to the surface and weakly differentiated.
Also in South Africa, Redaurum is increasing production at the Quaggas Kop alluvial diamond mine.
Lulo alluvial mining company Sociedade Mineira Do Lulo ('SML') is planning a second diamond sale in Q3 2019.
20 June 2014 - UK metal exploration and development company Eurasia Mining plc (LON:EUA) said today its Eurasia Investments Ltd (EIL) unit had agreed to buy the 50% in Urals Alluvial Platinum Ltd (UAP) it does not already own from its joint venture partner Rustenburg Platinum Mines (Cyprus) Ltd (RPM), to become full owner of the company.
-- Numerous closely-spaced alluvial gold workings mapped.
Fluvial systems in the Himalaya are studied for their terrace configurations in terms of bedrock bench and overlying alluvial cover.
Obtala Resources PLC (Obtala) (OBT.LN), a UK-based resources investment and development company, has commenced a community mining scheme within the mining licences hosting the alluvial diamond mining operation at Konoma.