ore block

ore block

[′ȯr ‚bläk]
(mining engineering)
A vein of ore which is bound above, below, and at one or both ends; it is ready for excavation.
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Tenders are invited for Exploratory Core Drilling Of Total 3700 M In Sasangda Ne Iron Ore Block In West Singhbhum District Of Jharkhand State
The Diamond Armor Steve pack will include Steve with removable helmet, diamond sword and diamond ore block.
The high gold and silver grades were encountered in the process of ongoing development on the 5600 level of the N-1 ore block (see accompanying longitudinal section).
This mineralized ore block, with Historical Resources non 43-101, Mirabel Resources, consists of approximately 693, 590 metric tons grading an average 3.
The Chhattisgarh Government and the Centre have decided to allocate an iron ore block with an estimated deposit of around 80 million tonnes.
Brigus is currently in the process of allocating more resources and work crews for the development of a large ore block on the western side of the underground mine.
In the spring of 2012, we developed a low-cost mine plan (estimated at $332 per ounce) to extract and process our first 56,524 ton gold ore block at the Nancy Hanks Mine, grading 0.
If underground mining continues to look feasible, then the report recommends test mining to gain additional underground geotechnical information and to provide access for closer spaced drillholes for further ore block definition and detailed stope design.
Made significant progress in implementing the Alimak mining system at Copper Rand mine, with production from first ore block scheduled for June.
85 t/m3, determined from 2001 metallurgical sampling, was used to calculate the tonnage of each ore block.
Bounty Underground Ore Block Definition Drilling Downhole infill drilling continued from the 37 level to better define the margins of the lower level, higher grade ore blocks.
Arthur Smith, Brush Creek's Mine Geologist, stated, "As we head up through Ore Block No.