stamp mill


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stamp mill

n.
1. A machine that crushes ore.
2. A building in which ore is crushed.

stamp mill

n
(Metallurgy) metallurgy a machine for crushing ore

stamp′ mill`


n.
a mill in which ore is crushed.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stamp mill - a mill in which ore is crushed with stamps
stamp battery, battery - a series of stamps operated in one mortar for crushing ores
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
quartz battery, quartz mill - a stamp mill for stamping quartz
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Across the way, you can view the mine shaft, which descends 4,650 feet and boasts one tunnel that ends more than two miles from the top; and there are the blacksmith, machine and welding shops, as well as stamp mill foundations and other partial structures, to see.
Visitors can also tour underground tunnels, pan for gold and watch an ore-crushing stamp mill in action at Reed Gold Mine, where Conrad Reed made the first American gold discovery in 1799.
The ore was processed by a small stamp mill with pan amalgamation recovery.
One tour winds its way to a stamp mill (the Standard Consolidated Mill); the other, called the Historic Mining District Tour, ends up on a ridge near a mine shaft (now closed for safety reasons).
An amalgamation 4-head stamp mill was built on Victoria Gulch and a gravity tramway connected this to the mine.
Outside the museum is a huge stamp mill for crushing ore and a mock-up of a mining camp.
Visitors can tour underground tunnels, pan for gold and watch an ore-crushing stamp mill in action at Reed Gold Mine, where Conrad Reed made the first gold discovery in America in 1799.
This material is either crushed and panned by hand or is sent to a stamp mill usually located directly below the mine.
As you pass through town, keep an eye out on the right side of the road for a rusty old stamp mill, long retired from its days of crushing gold ore.
A small stamp mill operated on one of the many small high grade quartz veins from 1935 to 1937, and intermittently after that.