alluvial deposit


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alluvial deposit

[ə′lüv·ē·əl di′päz·ət]
(geology)

alluvial deposit

Earth, sand, gravel, or other rock or mineral materials transported and laid down by flowing water.
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Grades seem to increase at depth and existing operations have not found bedrock with some pits as deep as 10 meters, suggesting a significant alluvial deposit.
Underneath the man-made fill on the property, there are layers of alluvial deposits left by the river flow, such as gravel and soil, the PBS report said.
DISTRIBUTION AND ORIGIN OF LATE CENOZOIC ALLUVIAL DEPOSITS IN SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE.
The rich onshore alluvial deposits in the Namib desert between the Orange River and the Namibian port of Luderitz have yielded over 70m carats of high quality gems since World War One.
From radiocarbon dates of a few alluvial deposits (sediments deposited by streams or rivers) and analyses of soils along the southeastern end of the fault, Madole brackets the time of last movement between 500 and 2,000 years ago.
Alluvial mining refers to mining precious metal deposits (particularly gold and gemstones) found in alluvial deposits - which are deposits of sand and gravel in modern or ancient stream beds, or occasionally glacial deposits.
Contract notice: buying a small vessel for supervising the excavation of alluvial deposits from the danube.
There are important mesothermal vein deposits being worked on the SW corner of the Batholith and very rich alluvial deposits in the same area have sustained industrial mining for close to a hundred years (Segovia, Remedios, Zaragoza and El Bagre).
Their work suggested zircon content in sampled alluvial deposits ranging from 5
The Company's operating model is an attractive alternative for smaller mines with alluvial deposits, and as a result, Casablanca has many options to deploy its asset in various mining regions around Chile.
Contract notice: Supply through the purchase of a small vessel for supervising the seizure of the alluvial deposits of the danube.
Kwarteng Mines Limited for the purpose of assessing and potentially mining the alluvial deposits at the J.