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CONCENTRATION MINERAI [1 record]

Record 1 2006-05-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Economic Geology
  • Metals Mining
DEF

The metal content of an ore which can be expressed either in percent or in ounces per ton, etc.

CONT

Cut and fill mining is a fairly costly mining method as the back and walls must be conditioned every cut to provide a safe working face. The overall lifetime grade of ore in the proposed stope must be sufficient to support this conditioning cost.

CONT

... the ore concentration ... varies from place to place ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géologie économique
  • Mines métalliques
CONT

La teneur d'un minerai peut être définie en minéral contenu (ex. : teneur en quartz d'un minerai d'or ou de tungstène) ou en métal contenu (ex. : teneur en plomb d'un minerai constitué de sulfure de plomb, ou galène), ou en un élément équivalent, généralement l'oxyde (ex. : la teneur des minerais de potasse, constitués de chlorures ou de carbonates de potassium, s'exprime en K2O contenu).

CONT

[...] la teneur du minerai [...] varie en tout point du terrain [...]

Key term(s)
  • teneur des minerais

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Geología económica
  • Minas metálicas
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