eluvial


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eluvial

[ē′lüv·ē·əl]
(geology)
Of, composed of, or relating to eluvium.
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Results from the first 6 holes drilled, 5 at Pegmatite Gully and 1 at Eluvial Gully, returned significant results up to 2,201ppm tin and 90ppm tantalum.
Low soil calcareousness is connected with soil profile development (forming of illuvial and eluvial horizons).
Secondary deposits may be classified into two types: eluvial and alluvial deposits.
The soil has a silt loam eluvial horizon which overlies a thick silty clay loam argillic horizon.
However, this horizon is also an eluvial horizon (has lost clay) as part of a fragipan; as such, it actually should be designated an E' horizon.
Mueller's restrained but virtuosic handling of paint shifts subtly and endlessly from stardusted eluvial drifts to pungent opacities and back again.
To date, Oraco has secured a series of alluvial and eluvial assets which its exploration and development teams are working on to progress with operations in Sierra Leone.
The lowest rates were calculated for the eluvial horizons of the Podzols and the Luvisol (0.
the French Geological Survey (BRGM) the source of the eluvial gold mined
The sampling programme was designed to test the eluvial horizon (in situ remnant soil and weathered bedrock) overlying the deposit which may represent a potential source direct shipping ore (DSO) requiring little or no beneficiation.
com) wishes to announce the results of the El Torno eluvial gold sampling program carried out in November 2010.