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Record 1 2003-05-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Economic Geology
  • Mining Engineering
CONT

The grade of the (gold) ore at the 1000-ft level was 0.59 oz uncut or 0.33 oz cut across a width of 4.2 feet.

CONT

The uncut, undiluted grade of four areas examined in the southeast section.

OBS

cut: To lower an existing grade.

OBS

adulterate: To corrupt, debase, or make impure by the addition of a foreign or a baser substance ...

OBS

uncut value; unreduced value: Values and widths of reefs as established by sampling. The figures thus obtained are reduced by certain percentages to arrive at the values which are used for the calculation of ore reserves.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géologie économique
  • Génie minier
OBS

adultérer : Altérer la pureté de quelque chose, falsifier, gâter. [Par exemple :] Adultérer des médicaments; adultérer des monnaies (par des alliages qui dépassent le taux légal).

Spanish

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