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buddle

[′bəd·əl]
(mining engineering)
A device for concentrating ore that uses a circular arrangement from which the finely divided ore is delivered in water from a central point, the heavier particles sinking and the lighter particles overflowing.
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The photographs range from modern views underground, such as ring drilling at South Crofty, to those of historical interest, as in a 1904 shot of convex buddles in use at Dolcoath.