drill hole

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Noun1.drill hole - a hole or passage made by a drilldrill hole - a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
mining, excavation - the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
excavation - a hole in the ground made by excavating
shot hole - drill hole for a charge of an explosive
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The first drill hole has been completed at a depth of 301m and the second drill hole is currently at a depth of 260m.
Mina Rica #4 drill hole which intersected 451 metres (from the surface) grading 0.
Two angled drill holes have been completed across the entire width of the pipe, with drill hole BRA03-08 testing the northern lobe, and BRA03-13 testing the southern lobe.
The drill hole locations of the pending holes are noted on M2 Long Section map at the Mustang website.
Golouma South - One drill hole, SAB06-03, was completed to test a second area from which favourable excavator trench results were encountered within the extensive Golouma geochemical anomaly.
Drill hole SL21, drilled to a final depth of 2583 ft, encountered several thrust fault sequences.
The Lost Creek deposit is defined by 540 drill holes which are part of the 2,900 drill hole Lost Creek database owned by Ur-Energy which was originally drilled during the 1970's to 1980's, and covers extensive parts of the Great Divide Basin.
Drill hole MS05-01 was designed to test a mapped, northwest-dipping fault zone, traditionally interpreted to control gold mineralization at Mangshi based on previous work.
What is known of the geology is almost entirely derived from the interpretation of geophysical surveys and drill hole data.
The first diamond drill hole will test the new, wide, and highly conductive geophysical target which is related to the recently drilled high grade gold mineralization (see Young-Shannon's press releases of March 8, and May 24, 2005).
The NR-2 drilling was follow-up work on mineralization discovered by a 2004 reconnaissance drill hole CJV-15 (reported in the company's press release of February 11, 2005 - a 7.