secondary enrichment

secondary enrichment

[′sek·ən‚der·ē in′rich·mənt]
(geology)
The addition to a vein or ore body of material that originated later in time from the oxidation of decomposed ore masses that overlie the vein.
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In the authors' opinion this zone is a secondary enrichment area where the carbonation of portlandite, and secondary Ca-silicate phases, is inhibited probably due to the slow diffusion of C[O.
CSEB (ISO) is based on lauryl sulphate tryptose broth and is used for the secondary enrichment of C.
63 percent copper from skarn, secondary enrichment blankets, and oxide copper deposits associated with a Laramide porphyry copper system, and had 1990 reserves of 185 Mt at 0.
La Grande is a system of high grade massive sulphide copper veins, around which secondary enrichment halos up to 50 m developed.
carried out more detailed exploration which indicated the potential for the existence of a secondary enrichment zone.
Developed as a modification of UVM medium made according to ISO 11290, Fraser Broth is a secondary enrichment broth for the isolation of Listeria spp.
Further, they can display very easy metallurgy in the gossan and secondary enrichment zones.
Since October 1991, drilling has been concentrated at Ujina: reserves so far indicated total 100 Mt of secondary enrichment mineralisation over 80 m thick, grading around 2% copper.
This highly effective medium allows enrichment to be performed in a single 18 hour incubation, eliminating the need for a secondary enrichment.
Production of large nuggets from Venezuela is less-documented, but secondary enrichment in near-surface workings is common.