measured ore

measured ore

[′mezh·ərd ′ȯr]
(mining engineering)
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Lower measured ore reserves are common to underground mines in Peru, as it is economically inefficient to prove reserves for longer periods due to the high cost involved.
The Toronto company, which has staked claims in diamond, gold and nickel projects throughout Northern Ontario, has tapped into the white-hot uranium market with a property that comes with an already measured ore deposit.
The test mine would be developed underground via a decline ramp from surface, followed by extraction of a bulk sample, for metallurgical processing, and underground diamond drilling of the deposit with the intent of developing measured ore reserves.