polygonal method

polygonal method

[pə′lig·ən·əl ′meth·əd]
(mining engineering)
A method of estimating ore reserves in which it is assumed that each drill hole has an area of influence extending halfway to the neighboring drill holes.
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A Table of the JORC Code Inferred Resource is outlined below; TABLE 1 CORELLA BORE / PHM SOUTH INFERRED RESOURCE (KORELLA DEPOSIT) (Computer Generated Polygonal Method Based on Simple Flat to Low Dipping Tabular Body)
A zero cut-off grade was used for the manual polygonal method.
Historical resources at Obichnik were calculated by Gorubso using the Bulgarian classification scheme, based on manual polygonal methods of resource classification.