core intersection[′kȯr ¦in·tər‚sek·shən]
The point in a borehole where an ore vein or body is encountered as shown by the core.
The width or thickness of the ore body, as shown by the core. Also known as core interval.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.