Glossary of Mining Terms SEC

2017-10-14  Blister copper A crude form of copper (assaying about 99%) produced in a smelter, which requires further refining before being used for industrial purposes. Block caving An inexpensive method of mining in which large blocks of ore are undercut, causing the ore to break or cave under its own weight. Board lot One hundred shares.

Glossary of Terms SCC Southern Copper Corporation

2021-8-12  A piece of mining equipment that produces a continuous flow of ore from the working face. In copper smelting, a furnace used to separate copper metal from matte. Very malleable and ductile red metal that is a good conductor of electricity. A product of the concentrator usually containing 20% to 30% copper.

Copper Mining Key Terms Information New Mexico

NMCopperRules provides users copper mining key terms necessary to understand the copper trade in New Mexico. Concentrate- Copper-bearing material produced

An Archaeologist's Guide to Mining Terminology

mining and copper refining in Australia. An unpublished glossary of these terms by Jack Connell and some other useful Australian mining references are cited in the bibliography.2 Although manganese and copper mining in New Zealand (on Kawau Island c.1841-1842) predates any other form of mining, by any standards it was small scale and never

Mining Terms Explained: A to Z Anglo American

A glossary of mining terms. Mining explained. Bulk ore sorting and coarse particle recovery leading the way in mineral processing innovation. Mining explained. Digging deeper: Mining methods explained. The four concepts underpinning a new way of mining.

Glossary of Mining Terms Legends of America

2021-9-12  Glossary of terms used in the American Mining Industry. Dry Diggings Earth excavated in the summer and held to be washed in winter when water was more plentiful.. Dry Washing Fine soil blown away, leaving the gold.. Drywasher A common desert mining tool similar to a highbanker but doesn’t need water.It operates by the use of wind. The light junk material is blown off the top of

Glossary Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

Copper concentrates. Used as raw materials in copper smelting, copper concentrates have a copper content of about 30% by weight. The remainder consists mostly of sulfur and iron. Copper concentrates are made mostly from sulfide ores. Ores extracted from overseas mines have

Glossary of mining terms, terminology, abbreviations,

2021-5-8  A glossary of terms and meanings along with the terminolgy used in mining and exploration. Mining Talk & Terminology. Symbols & Meanings. ADIT. A nearly horizontal passage driven from the surface to the mine workings. 4.2 copper 4.3 garnet 5.1 pyrite -- 5.1 magnetite 5.3 hematite 7.3 tin 7.5 galena 7.9 iron

Glossary of mining and related terms used at Bisbee Arizona

A glossary of mining and related terms used at Bisbee Arizona in English and with the commonly used Spanish words.

Glossary Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

Copper concentrates. Used as raw materials in copper smelting, copper concentrates have a copper content of about 30% by weight. The remainder consists mostly of sulfur and iron. Copper concentrates are made mostly from sulfide ores. Ores extracted from overseas mines have

Processes Of Copper Mining skinprovement.nl

2021-9-10  Copper Mining And Processing Resources And Glossary. For copper oxide ore, electrowinning is the final stage in the process of hydrometallurgy, in which concentrated copper solution from the heap leaching and solvent extraction processes is used as an electrolyte an electric current is applied through an inert anode, resulting in the plating of copper onto 99.9 pure copper cathodes.

Copper mining. Introduction.

2014-6-13  Mining copper: About 200 years ago the UK was an important world source of copper and there were mines in Cornwall and Wales. These mines have now closed and today the biggest copper mines are in Chile and North America. These produce many thousands of tonnes of copper ore per year. The main ores of copper are: chalcopyrite bornite malachite.

Glossary of mining and related terms used at Bisbee Arizona

A glossary of mining and related terms used at Bisbee Arizona in English and with the commonly used Spanish words.

Copper Mining and Extraction Copper Mining Processing

2021-7-15  Copper is extracted in large amounts from the Earth’s crust by mining of sulphide ores and also oxide ores. Studies reveal about 80% of copper is produced by its extraction from sulphide ores. Chalcopyrite is a certain kind of suphide ore that can be converted to copper

GEOLOGY, EXPLORATION AND MINING Terminology

2019-2-16  Gold assays look for Au, Copper. Cu, etc. Precious metals are usually returned as g/t (grams per tonne) which indicates for every tonne of that rock, it should contain the indicated grams of precious metal. Industrial minerals like copper are typically reported as a % of the rock. For every tonne of rock mined, it should contain the

Extraction Of Copper Mining, Concentration, Smelting

Copper Mining: The commonest ore used in the extraction of copper is Chalcopyrite (CuFeS 2) also known as Copper Pyrites and other such sulphides. The percentage of copper in the actual ore is too low for direct extraction of copper to be viable. The

Mining explained Anglo American

Digging deeper: Mining methods explained. Open-pit, underwater, and underground mining. These are the three main methods of mining we use to extract our products Mining explained.

MICHIGAN COPPER AND BOSTON DOLLARS, by William

MICHIGAN COPPER AND BOSTON DOLLARS, by William B. Gates, Jr. (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1952) with epilogue, appendix, notes, bibliography and glossary of mining terms. 17 tables, 8 charts, 3 illustrations, 301 pp. Price, $5.00. 86 VOL. II-APRIL, 1952 No. 2 Mr. Gates is an economist and quite naturally is "a firm be-

Understanding the Terms of a Futures ContractThe mining

Understanding the Terms of a Futures Contract. The mining company produces 25,000 pounds of copper each month in its mining operations. To eliminate the price risk associated with copper sales, on December 1 of Year 1, the mining company entered into a futures contract to sell 25,000 pounds of copper on January 1 of Year 2.

Copper mining. Introduction.

2014-6-13  Mining copper: About 200 years ago the UK was an important world source of copper and there were mines in Cornwall and Wales. These mines have now closed and today the biggest copper mines are in Chile and North America. These produce many thousands of tonnes of copper ore per year. The main ores of copper are: chalcopyrite bornite malachite.

Copper Mining and Production Processes Explained

Processes: copper mining and production. Copper is found in natural ore deposits around the world. This page explains copper mining: the production route taken from ore-containing rock to a final product that is the highest-purity commercial metal in

GEOLOGY, EXPLORATION AND MINING Terminology

2019-2-16  Gold assays look for Au, Copper. Cu, etc. Precious metals are usually returned as g/t (grams per tonne) which indicates for every tonne of that rock, it should contain the indicated grams of precious metal. Industrial minerals like copper are typically reported as a % of the rock. For every tonne of rock mined, it should contain the

Extraction Of Copper Mining, Concentration, Smelting

Copper Mining: The commonest ore used in the extraction of copper is Chalcopyrite (CuFeS 2) also known as Copper Pyrites and other such sulphides. The percentage of copper in the actual ore is too low for direct extraction of copper to be viable. The

A Glossary of Mining Terms Vanilla Circus Maps, Poems

2021-2-8  A Glossary of the technical terms in use in the Newcastle (and UK collieries) collieries. 1841. This Glossary contains the chief portion of those mining terms to be current in the pits and alto the desigantions &c., of the boys whose duties are subsidiary to the employments of the putters, drivers and trappers, or who are variously occupied at the bank.

Terms of Reference for an Environmental Impact Statement

2019-9-4  Final Terms of Reference Page 1 of 51 • June 2007 Environmental Protection Agency epa.qld.gov.au ABN 87 221 158 786 Terms of Reference for an Environmental Impact Statement Final Terms of Reference for the Rocklands Copper Project

MICHIGAN COPPER AND BOSTON DOLLARS, by William

MICHIGAN COPPER AND BOSTON DOLLARS, by William B. Gates, Jr. (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1952) with epilogue, appendix, notes, bibliography and glossary of mining terms. 17 tables, 8 charts, 3 illustrations, 301 pp. Price, $5.00. 86 VOL. II-APRIL, 1952 No. 2 Mr. Gates is an economist and quite naturally is "a firm be-

From Ore to Finished Product Copper

2021-7-19  Copper From Beginning to End. Copper is a major metal and an essential element used by man. It is found in ore deposits around the world. It is also the oldest metal known to man and was first discovered and used about 10,000 years ago. And as alloyed in bronze (copper-tin alloy) about 3000 BC, was the first engineering material known to man.

Glossary-of-mineral-terms Bisbee mining and minerals

A D. Acicular- Needle-like crystal habit. Acid Chemical compound that yields cations of hydrogen when dissolved in water. Common strong acids include hydrochloric acid (HCl), nitric acid (HNO3) and sulfuric acid (H2SO4). A common weak acid is acetic acid (CH3COOH); vinegar is a 3% solution of acetic acid. Acids will attack many minerals and

Smelting & Refining Terms and Conditions Typical Example

2018-9-9  The tight market for custom copper concentrates, together with the uncertainty of the copper market, has brought changes to the “traditional” ore contracts. Another look at some of the items of a simple ore contract may be in order to examine the recent changes or trends of smelting and refining terms