discovery vein

discovery vein

[di′skəv·ə·rē ‚vān]
(mining engineering)
The vein on which a mining claim is based.
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The gold-bearing quartz-pyrrhotite discovery vein was intersected in hole RGR-19-5 at the eastern end of a coincident VTEMTM airborne EM conductor which is 300 to 400 metres long.
The gold-bearing quartz-pyrrhotite discovery vein was intersected in hole RGR-19-5 at the eastern end of a coincident VTEM[sup.TM] airborne EM conductor which is 300 to 400 metres long.