shot copper

shot copper

[′shät ‚käp·ər]
(geology)
Small, rounded particles of native copper, molded by the shape of vesicles in basaltic host rock, and resembling shot in size and shape.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was a similar story with fellow apprentice Ryan Powell, who gained a neck success on the Stan Moore-trained 20-1 shot Copper Canyon in the 1m1f handicap after appearing to carry the runner-up Knowe Head towards the stands' rail inside the final furlong.
Paul Goode was also in hot water after riding Abuljood, runner-up to 25-1 shot Copper Shell (trained by Linda Jewell and ridden by Russell Price) in the maiden handicap.
And she showed barely a flicker of emotion as she watched ex-sweetheart Richard Johnson triumph on 12-1 shot Copper Bleu in the opening race.
Itsonlyme cruised up behind pacesetting 50-1 shot Copper Coin approaching the second last fence with his rider looking round for dangers and it seemed only a matter of time before they went away to win.