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handpicking

[′hand¦pik·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
Manual removal of a selected fraction of coarse run-of-mine ore, after washing and screening away waste.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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