stringer lode

stringer lode

[′striŋ·ər ‚lōd]
(geology)
A lode that consists of many narrow veins in a mass of country rock.
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Mineralization consists of three types of material: (1) a low-grade stringer lode, (2) medium-grade massive quartz veins, and (3) high-grade lenticular pods.