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or mine·a·ble  (mī′nə-bəl)
Capable of being mined: a minable seam of gold.
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It was, I know, a night and a day, but to me it seemed--it seems now--an inter- minable length of time.
5 percent of the world's minable gold reserves lie in West Azarbaijan province.
Blackjewel] is acquiring two solid mines with decades of minable reserves, a topnotch, professional workforce and a great operating track record.
Whilst the Company continues to focus on completing the Phase One feasibility requirements for a 120MW project we can now move forward with the knowledge that the project has sufficient minable coal resources to support a potential phased expansion for an increase in size of the power plant up to 300MW.
A few straight forward survey questions immediately following the sales provide the feedback loop leading to enormously powerful and minable technical data.
Iran has long been rated as devoid of large deposits of minable uranium.
Le plus grave est qu'on refuse de donner une prime qui est en elle-meme minable [beaucoup plus grand que] dira le capitaine ivoirien, Stephane Konate, a l'ABC.
81 million tons of minable inventory that was declared for Padcal's operation, the mine's life "may likely" be extended beyond 2020.
The good news is that West Elk has minable reserves and this ruling will only affect the mine's long-term plans.
Le ministre des Affaires etrangeres et de la cooperation, Salaheddine Mezouar, n'aurait pas ete mieux inspire lorsqu'il a utilise l'adjectif minable pour qualifier la position du pouvoir algerien vis-a-vis du Maroc dans la question du Sahara.
According to latest estimates the minable reserve of just two lenticular magnesite bodies are 2.
Commenting on the results, Steve Sharpe, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company said, "We are delighted with the initial drill results from our Babjak target which prove that significant grades across minable widths exist within the mineralized zones and indicate continuity of the mineralization to at least 150 meters vertical depth.