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 (gŏs′ən, gŏz-)
An exposed, oxidized portion of a mineral vein, especially a rust-colored outcrop of iron ore.

[Cornish gossen, from gōs, blood, from Old Cornish guit.]


(Mining & Quarrying) an oxidized portion of a mineral vein in rock


(ˈgɒs ən, ˈgɒz-)

a rust-colored, oxidized deposit along an exposed iron-bearing vein.
[1770–80; orig. dial. (Cornwall) < Cornish, derivative of gōs blood; akin to Welsh gwaed]
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The funds raised through the combined Share Placement and SPP will primarily be used to accelerate drilling programmes in western Victoria testing a suite of porphyry copper-gold targets, including the advanced exploration at the exciting Thursday's Gossan prospect where recent deep diamond drilling has delivered exciting results indicating proximity to a potentially large-scale copper-gold porphyry.
Sydney, Australia, Feb 4, 2014 - (ABN Newswire) - Sovereign Gold Company Limited (Sovereign Gold) (ASX:SOC) holds 72% of Gossan Hill Gold Limited (Gossan Hill).
In 2009, Gossan processed sand from three sonic drill holes to frac sand size ranges and retained the PropTester Labs in Texas to complete a range of API ISO test work for potential marketing to the oil and gas industry as a proppant.
Thirty-eight workers had been undergoing safety training inside the Big Gossan facility in the province of Papua when the roof collapsed May 14.
International Resource News-January 9, 2012--Callinex Mines reports drilling permit for Gossan Hill Property(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
Malagasy Minerals has received initial assays for the June 2010 gossan grab-sample sampling programme over the previously reported 11 Magmatic Massive Sulphide Gossans at its 100%-owned Ampanihy Nickel-Copper PGE Project in southern Madagascar.
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Bankable Feasibility must be obtained by year eight before vesting 70% in the Big Gossan copper project, Pershing County, Nevada.
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The drill programme is to test nine high priority VMS-style targets, which have been defined by Sunridge using airborne and ground geophysical surveys, soil geochemical surveys, geological and structural mapping, and VMS gossan prospecting.