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lode,

deposit of oreore,
metal-bearing mineral mass that can be profitably mined. Nearly all rock deposits contain some metallic minerals, but in many cases the concentration of metal is too low to justify mining the ore.
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lode

[lōd]
(geology)
A fissure in consolidated rock filled with mineral; usually applied to metalliferous deposits.
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Upon completion of the transaction, Mother Lode Bank will merge with and into Oak Valley Bancorp.
Managing Director Paul Payne commented "All four holes drilled into this lode position have encountered high grade gold and the structure remains open in all directions.
Born in Lode Lane reveals Crathorne's global exploits which have taken him from the muddy slopes of 'gearbox hill' at Eastnor to the Sahara sand hills and the volcanoes of central America.
Over time, erosion from wind and running stream water send the gold from the lode deposits downstream.
One version from "In lode della galea" exemplifies the way in which Bronzino slyly transforms other poets' lines: "e bene spesso gratta anche la rogna/e cavane in un tratto il pizzicore/e tutto fa per non aver vergogna" (The triaco [a medical concoction composed of numerous herbs] scratches well the itch and extracts the itch in a moment and it does all this in order not to be ashamed) ("In lode della galea," 2:181-83).
Research continues to show that the public can expect to see longer fire seasons, bigger wildfire, and more extreme fire behavior," says Mother Lode Field Manager William Haigh.
Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, has reported that it has completed its acquisition of Mother Lode Bank (OTC PINK: MOLB) following the merger of Mother Lode Bank into Oak Valley Community Bank.
Mining company Verde Resources (OTC BB:VRDR) on Monday provided an update on its exploration project for the lode gold resources at Site IV-1 located in the Merapoh Mine in Pahang, Malaysia.
Production from the Wilber Lode is expected to average 75,000 oz/y over a mine life currently estimated at 3.
Holes in this announcement targeted the "Central Lode" at M1 immediately below the existing pit floor but where historic drilling has failed to fully test the lode position.
Employees yesterday cut into their two-week break for a special festive season shift at Lode Lane in advance of next week's resumption of work across the vehicle maker.