drillhole

drillhole

(ˈdrɪlˌhəʊl)
n
a hole drilled in the ground, usually for exploratory purposes
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3.5) offers greater functionality and new utilities for mines looking to streamline drillhole management.
While other nations are pouring more money than ever into scientific drilling projects that reach deep into the earth's crust, researchers at the deepest scientific drillhole in the United States, located near the San Andreas fault, are packing up their instruments.
Carlson Geology, part of Carlson Software's Mining 2014 package, is designed to allow users to manage drillhole data, plus calculate strata models, block models, quantities and qualities.
- 4 metres (m) at 420 g/t gold, 170 g/t silver from 67 m down hole, within 17.7 m at 100 g/t gold in drillhole 122SD12, and
After the geological model is completed from drillhole information, cross-section and volume calculations may be made.
In the past this layer, normally covered by 2 kilometers of upper crust, had escaped the reach of even the longest drillhole in the ocean.
The most significant results were in drillhole KF-KD-0005 which intersected three different cobalt veins in an area south of the historic Keeley mine and to the west of the Woods Vein.
Normally, this lubricant, which is used to remove cuttings from the drillhole, circulates through the drillhole without loss.
Base metal and bismuth mineralisation is also locally developed, with Cu up to 3.8 %, Pb up to 4.1 %, Zn up to 1 % and Bi up to 1.4 % in surface and drillhole sampling.
Burwash Contract Drilling of Vancouver will complete 800m of diamond drilling to follow up on the high grade gold discovery from drillhole MEM17-001B which intersected 13.12g/t gold over 3.0m at a depth of 120m below the historical MEM showing.
8 include: MineSight Torque Version 3, a drillhole and blasthole manager that now includes a new user security model, a multi-user write lock feature, plus an improved user-interface and workflow; and MineSight Haulage Version 5.
Four close-spaced drill holes have been completed to define the extent of the quartz roscoelite bonanza gold zone within the BZ Zone at Mt Kare, around drillhole 122SD11.