ore crusher

ore crusher

[′ȯr ‚krəsh·ər]
(mining engineering)
A machine for breaking up masses of ore, usually prior to passing through other size-reduction equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Assayer's ore crusher. This tool probably came new with a pan or plate where an ore sample could be placed, and the 50- to 60-pound tool with rocker bottom could be rocked by the handle, reducing the ore to a powder.