mining camp

mining camp

[′mīn·iŋ ‚kamp]
(mining engineering)
A term loosely applied to any mining town.
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In this snow many of the shanties of the abandoned mining camp were obliterated, (a sailor might have said they had gone down) and at irregular intervals it had overtopped the tall trestles which had once supported a river called a flume; for, of course, "flume" is flumen.
During that time she ran free in a mining camp and wandered through woods or mountains, so that her education has come from Nature rather than from the schoolmaster.
When he was a lad in the mining camps of the West, men had always done that.
It had a rusty flint lock; it was ringed and barred and plated with silver from end to end, but it was as desperately out of the perpendicular as are the billiard cues of '49 that one finds yet in service in the ancient mining camps of California.
Indeed even now the ballads and ballad-making are not altogether dead, but may still be found nourishing in such outskirts of civilization as the cowboy plains of Texas, Rocky Mountain mining camps, or the nooks and corners of the Southern Alleghenies.
The report supports Radisson's opportunity of exploring and developing a high-grade gold project located along a major fault, within a world-renowned mining camp and host of a historical high-grade production (1,197,147 metric tons at 15.25 g/t Au for 587,121 ounces of gold from 1926 to 1957; 3DGeo-Solution, July 2019)
(CSE: EZNC) (OTC: ETZCF) has acquired the option to earn a 100% interest in 35 mineral claims covering 22,000 hectares with a number of known mineral occurrences located in the mineral-rich Bathurst Mining Camp of New Brunswick, Canada, the company said.
The company controls Canada's two premier historical zinc mining camps: the Pine Point mining camp in the Northwest Territories and the Bathurst mining camp in northern New Brunswick.
Her national identity card says Ms Flores Colque was born on October 26, 1900 in a mining camp in the Bolivian mountains.
Like the stereotypical mining camps of the past, life at the Tongsan mining camp and the nearby village was rather spartan.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 28, 2017-Slam Acquires Bathurst Mining Camp Mineral Properties in Canada
When Bread Bar in Silver Plume, Colorado, is at capacity--typically with a mix of locals, Denverites, and folks on their way to nearby trails or ski slopes--the population of the former mining camp increases by as much as 50 percent.

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