Overhand stoping | Article about overhand stoping by The Free Dictionary
overhand stoping[′ō·vər‚hand ′stōp·iŋ]
A method of mining in which the ore is blasted from a series of ascending stepped benches; both horizontal and vertical holes may be employed.
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In March, an upper adit at an elevation of 2,489 feet was driven into the vein using overhand stoping