rich ore

rich ore

[′rich ¦ȯr]
(mining engineering)
Relatively high grade ore.
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A rich ore may contain more than forty gallons of oil per ton of oil shale.
Despite strenuous efforts by the US to find alternative sources of rich ore, Shinkolobwe remained its greatest single source in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Still today, gold and copper mining is a major income source in the region, which is characterized by a geological belt of rich ore and mineral deposits (Schulz 2007).
Scattered throughout the paper, like veins of rich ore, are statements that, if read in absolute terms, can be interpreted as all but prohibiting mining.
"There are indications of rich ore deposits--notably copper and iron--in the area.
These revelations, he said, fit Reko Diq which contains rich ore of copper - whose notable portion has more than 161 parts per million of copper and over 19 parts per billion parts of gold.
"In the Sudbury Basin, we have been very fortunate to have significant exploration success in copper-PGM rich ore bodies," said Winship.
As the scandium oxide market grows, scandium rich ore could be incorporated into the Ni-Co-Sc ore feed to increase scandium oxide (99.9% purity) production.
There's a TV programme hosted by comedian Richard Webb that specialises in spotting film goofs - they're mostly continuity errors - but it hasn't yet mined the rich ore of duff accents.
How users in Muslim and non-Muslim countries differ from users in Indonesia and the Western worlds are clearly the rich ore that future researchers in this world will want to explore.
During these years almost all the metal deposits were tried, some with great success, and some mine owners made fortunes stripping rich ore from the deposits and then selling out.