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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
References in classic literature ?
For that matter, the gold-trace had become something more than a trace; it was a placer mine in itself, and the man resolved to come back after he had found the pocket and work over the ground.
Preston said that the project is an alluvial placer mine that has just received an approved mining permit from the regulatory agency allowing for the commencement of commercial gold production, which when fully implemented is forecast to generate USD 28.
Green Planet President and CEO Ed Lonergan said, the placer mine, that by definition collects mineral deposits from stream beds, will formerly employ 4-6people as the firms decides whether the operation is fiscally possible.
We look forward to completing construction of the Dun Glen Placer Mine plant in the coming weeks and commencing mining operations.
Mine Site YTD'09 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 Red Lake (1), (2) 278 302 260 195 93 92 Porcupine (3), (4) 429 588 489 430 - - Musselwhite (3), (4) 579 611 491 349 - - Mine Site 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 Red Lake (1), (2) 80 65 59 - - Porcupine (3), (4) - - - - - Musselwhite (3), (4) - - - - - (1) Production at Red Lake began on January 1, 2001 (2) Red Lake operating results include those of the Campbell mine from May 12, 2006, the date of acquisition (3) Placer mine operating results are included from May 12, 2006, the date of acquistion (4) Reflects Goldcorp's 100% ownership interest in Porcupine and Musselwhite acquired subsequent to December 21, 2007
In its prime from 1934 to 1954, the floating placer mine dredge excavated $4.
The bumpy 12-mile trip gives history buffs a chance to see the remnants of Two-Gun Bill's Saloon, where parched miners could wet their whistle in the 1860s; the Last Chance Placer Mine, where in 1860 an average of 3 pounds of gold a day was mined; Hangman's Tree, where claim jumpers and murderers met justice; and the original diggings of William F.
Kersey, URHG's President, commented, "This permit grants URHG the right to complete construction of its milling facilities and commence mining operations at the Dun Glen Placer Mine.
URHG") announced today that: (i) the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection ("NDEP"), Bureau of Water Pollution Control, has notified URHG in writing that the public comment period has ended and an NDEP Water Pollution Control Permit for URHG's Dun Glen Placer Mine is scheduled to be issued; and (ii) URHG has retained Ingenium Accounting Associates ("Ingenium") as its accountant.
Preston's planned acquisition includes an alluvial placer mine that has received an approved mining permit from the regulatory agency allowing for the commencement of commercial gold production, which when fully implemented is forecast to generate USD28.
URHG") announced today that the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Pollution Control ("NDEP"), has granted conditional approval of URHG's Nevada Water Pollution Control Permit Application (the "Permit") for URHG's Dun Glen Placer Mine project.
Preston said that the project is a placer mine and historic gold producer located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Sacramento.