commercial mine

commercial mine

[kə′mər·shəl ¦mīn]
(mining engineering)
A coal mine operated to supply purchasers in general, as contrasted with a captive mine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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