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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Hand-Picking

 

the manual removal of valueless rocks or harmful impurities 40–350 mm in grain size from minerals moving along a conveyor belt. Handpicking is not widely used.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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