alluvial deposit


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Noun1.alluvial deposit - clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows downalluvial deposit - clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
delta - a low triangular area of alluvial deposits where a river divides before entering a larger body of water; "the Mississippi River delta"; "the Nile delta"
placer - an alluvial deposit that contains particles of some valuable mineral
sediment, deposit - matter that has been deposited by some natural process
alluvial soil - a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds
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Although the Snezhinka deposits were first reported to be identified as early as 1885 as an alluvial deposit, further drilling and exploration began in around 1937.
The gold grade in the alluvial deposit is as high as 50g/t in some areas.
has acquired a gold project known as Black Rock Canyon, located in north- central Nevada, which contains a large alluvial deposit.
has acquired a gold project known as Black Rock Canyon, located in north-central Nevada, which contains a large alluvial deposit.
on the Dime Creek placer Gold - PGM alluvial deposit.
Many of the borings should be drilled through the fill and the alluvial deposits on the site, and deep into the hard Eugene Formation sandstone that sits 25 or more feet below the surface, the company suggests.
This 'sight-holder' approach is favoured over auctions (eg Gemfields' approach) as Aappaluttoq's hard rock deposit style (cf alluvial deposits such as Gemfields') allows for far greater prediction of mine output.
Total quantity or scope: It will make digging drainage sections bridges; alluvial material in self loading; material transport in alluvial deposits laid down; unloading and leveling alluvial material.
Historical artisanal mining recovered significant gold from alluvial deposits and quartz vein reefs, of which there are over 80, identified from historical records.
BRGM's work had suggested zircon content in sampled alluvial deposits ranging
To save the wall, engineers will have to sink piles down to the bedrock 18 metres under the alluvial deposits and put in concrete columns built into wall.
Alluvial deposits of native gold found in or along streams were the principal sources of the metal for the ancient civilizations of the Middle East.