Mining terms. - Hawkeye Gold & Diamond Inc.

What is an assay map? It is a map earmarking locations and assay values taken from a property during exploration providing a picture of the property's geological layout for follow up work.

Coeur Mining - Terms of Use

Coeur is well-diversified, growing precious metals producer with five mines in North America. Coeur produces from its wholly owned operations: the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine ...

Mining And Prospecting Glossary - GPEX

Prospecting And Mining Glossary The following is a glossary of mining terminology popular with old prospectors and modern miners. Alphabetical Order Terms

Terms of Use - MinerGate

Terms of use. Welcome to MinerGate.com. MinerGate is a smart-mining multipool which allows you to mine ZEC, ETH, ETC, BTC, LTC, BCN, XMR, XDN, FCN, AEON, BTG, XMO ...

Glossary of coal mining terminology - Wikipedia

This is a partial glossary of coal mining terminology commonly used in the coalfields of the United Kingdom. Some words were in use throughout the coalfields, some are historic and some are local to the different British coalfields.

Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education

A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back ...

Glossary of Mining Terms - rocksandminerals.com

Back — The roof or upper part in any underground mining cavity. Backfill — Mine waste or rock used to support the roof after coal removal. Barren — Said of rock or vein material containing no minerals of value, and of strata without coal, or containing coal in seams too thin to be workable.

Glossary of Mining Terms - SEC.gov

EX-99 15 glossary.htm EX99.3 - GLOSSARY OF MINING TERMS Glossary of Mining Terms ... Backfill - Waste material used to fill the void created by mining an orebody. Background - Minor amounts of radioactivity due not to abnormal amounts of radioactive minerals nearby, but to cosmic rays and minor residual radioactivity in the vicinity. Back sample - Rock chips collected from the roof or back of ...

Mining | Natural Resources Canada

Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan: Mining Forward Find out how the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP) is going to be developed to position mineral development in Canada for long-term success and re-establish Canada as the leading mining nation.

Mining - Wikipedia

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.

Educational Resources | Miners Museum – Glace Bay Nova ...

Terms & Explanations ; Educational Resources ... This material was assembled to provide support for the classroom teacher who plans on teaching coal mining in Cape Breton. It has many activities, and is designed to cover many required curriculum outcomes in a number of disciplines. These disciplines include Social Studies, Science, Language Arts, Math, Health, and Fine Arts. The kit contains ...

Edumine - Official Site

Edumine provides online courses, short courses and live webcasts in support of professional development and training for the mining industry.

Mining | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Mining also expanded to Canada's far north; the short-lived Rankin Inlet nickel mine was Canada's first Arctic mine and was followed by Nanisivik and Polaris, the first high-Arctic mines. More recently, a major nickel mine was established at Voisey's Bay, Labrador, and diamond mines ...

Glossary of Mining Terminology - First Nations

The Glossary of Mining Terminology is a living document that will continue to be improved as the industry develops and Inuktitut speakers become more accustomed to the language used by the industry. The Glossary of Mining Terminology is a first attempt to improve Inuktitut terminology in the resource development field.