bulk sampling

bulk sampling

[¦bəlk ¦sam·pliŋ]
(analytical chemistry)
The taking of samples in arbitrary, irregular units rather than discrete units of uniform size for chemical analysis.
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the memo recommends Wallbridge conduct an economic evaluation of a higher mining rate and move forward with a bulk sampling program.
The other benefit of bulk sampling is to test for metallurgic recoveries.