placer mining


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placer mining

n.
The obtaining of minerals from placers by washing or dredging.

placer miner n.
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Noun1.placer mining - mining valuable minerals from a placer by washing or dredgingplacer mining - mining valuable minerals from a placer by washing or dredging
mining, excavation - the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
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placer mining

n (in rivers) → Goldwaschen nt
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OTCBB: OROE ) ("Company") entered into a binding letter of intent ("LOI") with Red Bank Trust for the purchase of certain lode and placer mining claims and all mineral rights thereto, spanning 55 deeded acres in Mariposa County known as the Red Bank Mines, including an easement, right of entry, and other rights and interests as set forth in the LOI ("Mining Claims and Mineral Rights").
More than 120,000 ounces of gold were produced from placer mining in the project area during the early 1900 s.
It has been named the "Grasshopper Placer Mining Group" due to its location and the method of mining that will be used to extract gold and other precious metals from the location.
The number of permits for small family placer gold mines and for small-scale/ recreational-level placer mining has increased significantly with the higher gold prices.
Water for placer mining, especially hydraulic mining, depended on natural and artificial storage of snow melt run-off and was a critical factor in placer gold production.
Bundtzen is one of the foremost placer mining consultants in North America, Scandinavia and Russia.
Issues elsewhere in Southern California's forests include placer mining in Piru Creek, oil and gas drilling in the Los Padres National Forest, and cattle grazing in the Cleveland National Forest, Galvin said.
The property overlies both placer and hard-rock tenures along the Deep Lead Channel of Lightning Creek, where topographic conditions have created a deep overburden accumulation which effectively resulted in a large portion of the channel being excluded from conventional surface placer mining activity.
OTCBB: LNXGF), is pleased to announce that it has agreed to extend the teaming agreement with Kenn Roberts, of Marfa, Texas to produce gold from a unique placer mining technology.
Small-scale placer mining continues in Alaska, although Borell estimates there are fewer than 200 typically family run enterprises active in the state this year.
In photographs of the period, not a sprig of vegetation can be seen near placer mining operations on the banks of streams and rivers.
Mark Kersey, URHG's President, stated, "This permit grants URHG the final regulatory authority necessary to commence placer mining operations.