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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In the past few years, a relatively new alluvial deposit of tourmaline was found at Maraca, Mozambique.
The major mineral composition for Lahore soil is Quartz, Muscovite and Clinochlore, which shows that the alluvial deposit received sediments from metamorphic origin.
The compilation of geological data has resulted in the identification of proven and probable mining reserves in three separate sectors - the Main Stock deposit, the Wenot Lake deposit and an alluvial deposit.
The Company is currently negotiating the eastern part of the gold alluvial deposit with other contract miners as well as reviewing financing alternatives for the hard rock deposit".
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.
on the Dime Creek placer Gold - PGM alluvial deposit.
The increase in production in the region was due to the increase in production at the Pavlik field and the increase in gold production from alluvial deposits.
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.
It varies in lithology from weathered and cracked basement rocks to the Alluvial deposits with a significant heterogeneous nature which varies from clayey silty sandy pebbly and boulders layers.
Historical artisanal mining recovered significant gold from alluvial deposits and quartz vein reefs, of which there are over 80, identified from historical records.
The fault in the southern basin margin produces a 20 m high shutter ridge, with E-W trend developed on Quaternary alluvial deposits.
The grey layer is London clay, while the yellow at surface level shows modern alluvial deposits on the Thames floodplain.