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English Mining & Minerals / Gems Translation Glossary

English term English translation
as it cuts as the borer penetrates/cuts into the rock
Entered by: Peter Simon
barren insufficient quantity of minerals
Entered by: Anthony Indra
brown-field previously developed land
Entered by: Anthony Indra
complex cosmetic sapphire probable typo: complex synthetic sapphire
Entered by: airmailrpl
footwall spays: footwall splays footwall: the gological structure supporting the ore/deposit, also: underlining or ledger wall. Splay
Mechanical Yield Mechanism mechanism in a pit prop enabling controlled reduction in height.
pit shell the outer limit, the extremities of the mining area
pluggage blockage
post formation after formation
Entered by: Teresa Reinhardt
process vs. trial engineer process designer/developer vs. process tester
Production Capacity Increase Increase in Production Capacity
Entered by: Anthony Indra
ROM pad run-of-mine (ROM) pad
tin metal
weathered zone layer of rock subjected to climatic conditions
Entered by: Erich Ekoputra

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