ore bed


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Noun1.ore bed - a stratum of oreore bed - a stratum of ore      
bed - (geology) a stratum of rock (especially sedimentary rock); "they found a bed of sandstone"
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The micro characteristics of the entire ore bed could be obtained through a statistical analysis of the porosity of all samples.
The stationary bioleaching in columns constitutes a fixed bed reactor where the leaching solution containing bioleaching-bacteria cells circulates through the ore bed in higher particles sizes [1,4].
The thickness of the ore bed averaged about 15 meters, with the overlying cavernous space low or missing.