true width

true width

[′trü ′width]
(mining engineering)
The width of thickness of a vein or stratum as measured perpendicular to or normal to the dip and the strike; the true width is always the least width.
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4m true width and drillhole DIS-13-35 with an intercept of 1.
The Talisker dyke is five to 10 metres true width that extends right up to surface.
The kimberlite has been intersected in five drill holes along the strike length of approximately 70 metres across with a five-metre true width and a depth of approximately 100 metres.
The intersection is nearly horizontal and is estimated to be nearly true width.