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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Bulk sampling was undertaken across a 64-m wide nugget-rich zone within a broad topographic depression, or swale, identified by ground penetrating radar ('GPR').
Radio Gold Mine has historical production of more than 72,000 ounces at 38.5 g/t with recent bulk sampling of mining areas, including the current mining area, returning 2.7 metres at 50.6 g/t.
Bulk Sampling Programme Completed at Blackridge Gold Project, Queensland
The project's camp capacity is being increased from 50 to 150 persons, and a broader range of activities, including core drilling, bulk sampling, environmental studies, and engineering studies, are scheduled to begin during the first quarter of 2016.
The goal of the bulk sampling is to provide real-world mining, milling, metallurgical and recovery data, as well as costing.
The company plans to complete a bulk sampling program prior to the execution of final agreements.
announces exploration and bulk sampling intentions on Greenwood Project(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
The 20% bulk sampling showed good recoveries and very precise results for each alloying element in the respective master alloy.
In view of current low diamond prices, the company has suspended bulk sampling at its projects, including the Silverstreams alluvial project, the Paardeberg East kimberlite project and the De Kalk alluvial project.
Swedish exploration and mining company International Gold Exploration IGE AB (IGE) (OSE:IGE) said on Monday (14 July) that it expects to start trial mining of the Luxinge tributary and bulk sampling of identified diamond-bearing deposits in the license area in Angola during August 2008.
The company is using a smaller-sized drill rig, a rotary air blast unit, to complete shallow, closely spaced drilling sections, called fences--work designed to identify and trace high-grade gold zones for bulk sampling.