alluvial mining


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alluvial mining

n
(Mining & Quarrying) a method of extracting minerals by dredging alluvial deposits
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Rosszoloto operates a producing gold mine in the far east of Russia near the Russo-Sino border, and currently produces gold from its alluvial mining operation on 12 claims with gold reserves of 3,186 kilograms (112,000 ounces), a gold content of 2 to 10 grams per ton and a gold standard of 763 to 933.
5km to the Northeast of the current resource body, as revealed in the floor of our alluvial mining test pit.
Alluvial mining attempts in the past were found to be quite lucrative, but were under financed.
Manz has invested in certain of the companies that have sold assets to the Company and has been actively involved in Colombia and the Company's alluvial mining operations such as the Zaragoza Project.
The situation was further aggravated by current events, which resulted in indefinite shut down of all alluvial mining activities and resentment by small miners, garimpeiros, towards all foreign mining companies.
The Company currently produces gold from its alluvial mining operation on 12 claims with gold reserves of 3186 kilograms, with a gold content of 2 to 10 grams per ton and a gold standard of 763 to 933.
5% over-riding royalty from any future alluvial mining operations undertaken by the joint venture partners.
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibush Capital Corporation (OTC: DLCR) announced today it has commenced operations on the Alluvial Mining Lease 694/695 via its Subsidiary Aqua Mining PNG Limited.
Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps released a discussion paper titled Reducing Red Tape for Small Scale Alluvial Mining, which outlines the proposals.
Alluvial gold has been recovered in numerous historic dredging operations on A-16 and active alluvial mining is being conducted very near the area being Trado sampled by GMV geologists.
This survey will cover a 34 km2 area upstream from the alluvial mining sites.
Further investigation of artisanal alluvial mining as a risk factor for Buruli ulcer is recommended.