eluvial placer

eluvial placer

[ē′lüv·ē·əl ′plā·sər]
(geology)
A placer deposit that is concentrated near the decomposed outcrop of the source.
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The exploration program is focused on systematic sampling of a high tonnage stockworked quartz vein target with a reported 1 to 2 gram gold per cubic meter associated eluvial placer overlying the hardrock stockwork system.
Golden Eagle estimates that the most sampled core area of its eluvial placer gold deposit in the C Zone contains 630,000 m3 (approximately 1.
An eluvial placer over one kilometer in length correlates to the western part of the anomaly which bears similarities both in size and value to the one that overlies the Sadiola orebody.