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 overall 2006 bulk sampling program was highly successful in terms of productivity, as the Company processed more than double the volume of material assessed in 2005 (86 tonnes versus 41 tonnes in 2005).
The other benefit of bulk sampling is to test for metallurgic recoveries.
OTCBB: MYNG) announced today that its ongoing bulk sampling program and pilot operations on its C Zone gold anomaly in eastern Bolivia are confirming the dimensions of the project's gold mineralization with a view toward potential full scale production.
During the past year, the Company has continued with its underground development and bulk sampling program at the ZCV#1 Vein, having decided that superior exploration information would result from drifting than from drilling.
High potential sites have already been cleared for bulk sampling and test mining.
The sample was obtained from the Zona Canchete Vein #1 ("ZCV#1") located on the Tesoro Gold Project in southern Peru (the "Property") and is part of the Company's ongoing bulk sampling program.
Exploration efforts are shifting from winter drilling to an entirely new phase with new investments in the first-ever summer exploration and bulk sampling program.
Flinn, Vice-President, Operations is pleased to announce that Klondike Star Mineral Corporation (OTCBB:KDSM) is proceeding with its most extensive drilling and bulk sampling program ever on its major gold property, located 20 kilometers from Dawson City in the heart of the Klondike gold producing region of the Yukon, Canada.
The bulk sampling program forms part of the recommendations outlined in a recently published NI 43-101 report on the AHGZ (see press release dated October 20, 2005).
Preparations for Metallurgical Bulk Sampling - the field crew is preparing two areas for collection of two 30-tonne bulk samples.
The representative value of the in-situ grade obtained from this bulk sampling could be used in converting ore resources into ore reserves.