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  • A Glossary of the most common mining terms - Finfeed
    A Glossary of the most common mining terms - Finfeed

    May 04, 2018 Epithermal deposit: A mineral deposit consisting of veins and replacement bodies, usually in volcanic or sedimentary rocks, containing precious metals. EPS (Earnings per share): The portion of a company's profit allocated to each share. EV/Resource oz: Mining valuation method

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  • Cryptocurrency Terminology – A Glossary of Common
    Cryptocurrency Terminology – A Glossary of Common

    F. FIAT MONEY – national currency of a central government. FORK – changing in the rules of the consensus, which might be able to exist with the old established rules (soft fork) or not (hard fork). FPGA – a modern mining device, improving the ASIC, which can mine coins from one particular algorithm

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  • Glossary of Mining Terminology - Miners' Museum
    Glossary of Mining Terminology - Miners' Museum

    Glossary of Mining Terminology After Damp - Gasses resulting from underground combustion, normally carbon monoxide. This is a loose term implying any fatal gas in a mine after an explosion or fire. Air Shaft - A vertical opening into a mine for the passage of air. Airway - Any passage in a mine along which an air current moves. Some passages are

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  • Mining Terms Explained: A to Z | Anglo American
    Mining Terms Explained: A to Z | Anglo American

    Mining terms explained: A to Z. Environment. Climate change: A need for resilience and innovation. 29 November 2017. Corporate leadership. Our blueprint for the future of sustainable mining. 13 March 2018. Corporate leadership. A new world of geoscience data

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  • Common Mining Terms (Dictionary)
    Common Mining Terms (Dictionary)

    Common Mining Terms (Dictionary) Adit. - A level; a horizontal drift or passage from the surface into a mine. Alluvium. - A deposit of loose gravel between the superficial covering of vegetable mold and subjacent rocks. Amalgam

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  • Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education
    Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education

    Undercut - To cut below or undermine the coal face by chipping away the coal by pick or mining machine. In some localities the terms undermine or underhole are used. Underground mine – Also known as a deep mine. Usually located several hundred feet below the earth's surface, an underground mine's coal is removed mechanically and transferred by shuttle car or conveyor to the surface

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  • Top ten mining terms you should know
    Top ten mining terms you should know

    Jul 28, 2014 Top ten mining terms you should know 1. Jackpot: a particularly bad work area 2. Gloryhole: a high grade portion of ore And the number one mining term is… 3. Muckers: movers of rock, which is also called “muck” 4. Jumbo: machine that drills

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  • Glossary of Mining Terms - Mineral
    Glossary of Mining Terms - Mineral

    Arching - Fracture processes around a mine opening, leading to stabilization by an arching effect. Area (of an airway) - Average width multiplied by average height of airway, expressed in square feet. Auger - A rotary drill that uses a screw device to penetrate, break, and then transport the drilled material (coal)

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  • Cryptocurrency Terminology – A Glossary of Common Mining Terms
    Cryptocurrency Terminology – A Glossary of Common Mining Terms

    Understand the common terms used in crypto mining with this comprehensive glossary. The cryptocurrency terminology can be a bit confusing at first. Understand the common terms used in crypto mining with this comprehensive glossary. ... MINING RIG – this is a set of multiple mining hardware, combined to mine with higher hash rate and find a

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  • Mining Terms - kau
    Mining Terms - kau

    Important Terms for Underground Mining Adit: A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage driven into a hill or mountain. It does not go completely through the hill or mountain

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  • GLOSSARY OF COMMON MINERAL TERMS N-Z | bisbee
    GLOSSARY OF COMMON MINERAL TERMS N-Z | bisbee

    Nanometer, nm - One billionth of a meter (0.000000001 m); one-millionth of a millimeter (0.000001 mm).. Negative Form, Positive Form - Terms used to distinguish symmetrically similar, but distinct forms in certain crystal classes.. Neso - Applied to minerals containing individual isolated anion groups (i.e. nesosilicate) . Nesosilicate - Mineral characterized by single isolated silicate groups

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  • Crypto A to Z: Cryptocurrency glossary of common terms
    Crypto A to Z: Cryptocurrency glossary of common terms

    Mining Pool: If a number of miners combine their computing power together to try and help complete the transactions required to start a new block in the blockchain, they are in a mining pool. The rewards are spread proportionately between those in the mining pool based on the amount of power they contributed

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  • Common Coal Mining and Processing Terms
    Common Coal Mining and Processing Terms

    Common Coal Mining and Processing Terms The following is a list of some common terms used in coal mining and processing. This list has been compiled from posts written in the former glossary section – removed late 2012

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  • Mining vocabulary, Mining word list
    Mining vocabulary, Mining word list

    Mining vocabulary, Mining word list - a free resource used in over 40,000 schools to enhance vocabulary mastery & written/verbal skills with Latin & Greek roots

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