Pay streak - definition of Pay streak by The Free Dictionary
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|1.||(Mining) The zone, parallel to the walls of a vein, in which the ore is concentrated, or any narrow streak of paying ore in less valuable material.|
|2.||(Oil Boring) A stratum of oil sand thick enough to make a well pay.|
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Higher gold grades occur concentrated in fluvial channels or pay streaks
, and valleys in the footwall upon which the conglomerate was deposited.