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  • 14:27, 2 December 2022 diff hist +363 N Combed structureCreated page with "In its simplest form this structure consists of a fissure lined with crystals on each side, having their bases on the walls and their apexes directed toward the center. In s..." current
  • 14:25, 2 December 2022 diff hist +201 N Comb textureCreated page with "A texture in which individual crystals have their long axis perpendicular to the walls of a vein. See also: comb <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms..." current
  • 14:20, 2 December 2022 diff hist +101 N Comb dungCreated page with "See: comedown <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 14:19, 2 December 2022 diff hist +373 N CombCreated page with "In a fissure that has been filled by successive deposits of minerals on the walls, the place where two sets of layers thus deposited approach most nearly or meet, closing th..." current
  • 14:18, 2 December 2022 diff hist +276 N Comagmatic regionCreated page with "An area in which the igneous rocks are of the same general geologic age, have certain distinguishing characteristics in common, and are regarded as comagmatic. Syn: petrogra..." current
  • 14:18, 2 December 2022 diff hist +281 N ComagmaticCreated page with "Said of igneous rocks that have a common set of chemical and mineralogic features, and thus are regarded as having been derived from a common parent magma. See also: consang..." current
  • 11:57, 2 December 2022 diff hist -1,884 Geology work pagecurrent
  • 11:56, 2 December 2022 diff hist +307 N ColusiteCreated page with "# A variety of tetrahedrite containing 3.21% tin, from Japan.<i>Spencer, 4</i> # An isometric mineral, Cu<sub>26</sub> V<sub>2</sub> (As,Sn,Sb)<sub>6</sub> S<sub>32</sub> ; i..." current
  • 11:55, 2 December 2022 diff hist +455 N Columnar structureCreated page with "# A mineral fabric consisting of slender crystals of prismatic cross section, as in some amphiboles. # See: columnar jointing. Columns, 9 to 14 cm in diameter and 1 to 1.4 m..." current
  • 11:54, 2 December 2022 diff hist +485 N Columnar sectionCreated page with "A geologic illustration that shows in a graphic manner, and by use of conventional symbols for different rock types, the successive rock units that occur throughout a given..." current
  • 11:54, 2 December 2022 diff hist +244 N Columnar jointingCreated page with "Pattern of jointing that blocks out columns of rock. Characteristic of tabular basalt flows or sills. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition...." current
  • 11:54, 2 December 2022 diff hist +158 N Columnar crystalsCreated page with "Elongated crystals that grew at right angles to a surface. <i>CMD</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:54, 2 December 2022 diff hist +253 N Columnar chargeCreated page with "# A charge of explosives in a blast hole in the form of a long continuous unbroken column. # A continuous charge in a quarry borehole. CF: deck charge <i>BS, 12</i> <br/>Sour..." current
  • 11:53, 2 December 2022 diff hist +306 N ColumnarCreated page with "# Composed of columnlike individuals. <i>Schieferdecker</i> # A mineral with a form obscurely resembling prisms, e.g., hornblende. See also: prismatic # In columns produced..." current
  • 11:53, 2 December 2022 diff hist +230 N Column pipeCreated page with "The large cast-iron (or wooden) pipe through which the water is conveyed from the mine pumps to the surface. Syn: mounting pipe; rising main. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Minin..." current
  • 11:52, 2 December 2022 diff hist +202 N Column of oreCreated page with "A deposit of ore in a lode having a small lateral, but considerable vertical extent. An older term for ore shoot. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Term..." current
  • 11:52, 2 December 2022 diff hist +103 N Column of mudCreated page with "See: mud column <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:52, 2 December 2022 diff hist +133 N Column loadCreated page with "A single continuous charge. <i>Carson, 1</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:52, 2 December 2022 diff hist +313 N Column leachingCreated page with "Simulation of in-situ leaching through the use of a long narrow column in which ore sample and solution are in contact for measuring the effects of typical variables encount..." current
  • 11:49, 2 December 2022 diff hist +178 N Column heightCreated page with "The length of each portion of a blast hole filled with explosive materials. <i>Atlas</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:49, 2 December 2022 diff hist +793 N Column flotationCreated page with "# A pneumatic flotation process with a counter-current flow of rising bubbles against settling ore within the flotation cell. Typically, the cell height is much greater than t..." current
  • 11:40, 2 December 2022 diff hist +283 Columncurrent
  • 11:39, 2 December 2022 diff hist +100 N ColumbiumCreated page with "See: niobium <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:39, 2 December 2022 diff hist +379 N ColumbiteCreated page with "# The mineral group ferrocolumbite, magnocolumbite, and manganocolumbite. # Standing alone it generally refers to ferrocolumbite, an orthorhombic mineral, FeNb<sub>2</sub> O<..." current
  • 11:38, 2 December 2022 diff hist +147 N ColrakeCreated page with "A shovel used to stir lead ores during washing. <i>Fay</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:38, 2 December 2022 diff hist +489 N ColorsCreated page with "# The specks of gold seen after the successful operation of a gold pan, when finely crushed ore has been panned to remove the bulk of light minerals. The residual heavy fracti..." current
  • 11:38, 2 December 2022 diff hist +477 N ColorlessCreated page with "Devoid of any color, as is pure water, a pane of ordinary window glass, or a fine diamond; therefore distinctly different from white, as in milk or white jade. As only trans..." current
  • 11:37, 2 December 2022 diff hist +253 N Colorimetric determinationCreated page with "An analytical procedure based on measurement, or comparison with standards, or color naturally present in samples or developed therein by the addition of reagents. <br/>Sour..." current
  • 11:37, 2 December 2022 diff hist +368 N ColorimeterCreated page with "An instrument for measuring and comparing the intensity of color of a compound for quantitative chemical analysis, usually based on the relationship between concentration of..." current
  • 11:37, 2 December 2022 diff hist +277 N Colored slatesCreated page with "Cambrian and Ordovician slates quarried in the vicinity of Granville, Washington County, NY. Colors include red, purple, green, and black. The slates are much used in decora..." current
  • 11:37, 2 December 2022 diff hist +134 N ColoradoiteCreated page with "An isometric mineral, HgTe ; sphalerite group. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:36, 2 December 2022 diff hist +228 N Colorado topazCreated page with "True topaz of a brownish-yellow color obtained in Colorado, but quartz similarly colored is sometimes sold under the same name. <i>CTD</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining,..." current
  • 11:36, 2 December 2022 diff hist +185 N Colorado rubyCreated page with "An incorrect name for the fiery-red garnet (pyrope) crystals obtained from Colorado. <i>CMD</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category:..." current
  • 11:36, 2 December 2022 diff hist +149 N Colorado lapis lazuliCreated page with "Dark blue lapis lazuli (lazurite) from the Sawatch Range, CO. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:36, 2 December 2022 diff hist +104 N Color ratioCreated page with "See: color index <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:35, 2 December 2022 diff hist +432 N Color indexCreated page with "In petrology, esp. in the classification of igneous rocks, a number that represents the percent, by volume, of dark-colored (i.e., mafic) minerals in a rock. According to th..." current
  • 11:35, 2 December 2022 diff hist +233 N Color gradeCreated page with "The grade or classification into which a gem is placed by examination of its color in comparison to the color of other gems of the same variety. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mi..." current
  • 11:35, 2 December 2022 diff hist +221 N ColorCreated page with "Sensation resulting from stimulation of retina by light waves of certain lengths. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i> Englewood Cliffs,..." current
  • 11:34, 2 December 2022 diff hist +154 N ColombotantaliteCreated page with "A noncommittal term for members of the columbite-tantalite series. <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:34, 2 December 2022 diff hist +196 N Cologne umberCreated page with "An earthy black or brown lignite used as a pigment. Etymol. source near Cologne, Germany. <i>Tomkeieff</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms..." current
  • 11:34, 2 December 2022 diff hist +574 N Colmol mining machineCreated page with "A machine in which the coal is hewed from the solid by 10 rotating chipping heads in 2 rows of 5, each with the lower row in advance of the upper. Each head consists of a bi..." current
  • 11:33, 2 December 2022 diff hist +176 N Collum washerCreated page with "Mineral jig with a quick down stroke and retarded return of its plunger. <i>Pryor, 3</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:33, 2 December 2022 diff hist +103 N CollophaniteCreated page with "See: collophane <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Category: Geology" current
  • 11:33, 2 December 2022 diff hist +341 N CollophaneCreated page with "Generic designation for massive, amorphous, cryptocrystalline to fine-grained apatite or phosphate that constitutes the bulk of phosphate rock and fossil bone; not a true mi..." current
  • 11:33, 2 December 2022 diff hist +537 N Colloidal sulfurCreated page with "Amorphous sulfur in a finely divided condition. Prepared by the action of dilute sulfuric acid on sodium thiosulfate or by the reaction of hydrogen sulfide and sulfurous aci..." current
  • 11:32, 2 December 2022 diff hist +135 N Colloidal sizeCreated page with "<br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i> Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Category: Geology" current
  • 11:32, 2 December 2022 diff hist +213 N Colloidal particlesCreated page with "Particles so small that their surface activity has an appreciable influence on the properties of its aggregate. <i>ASCE</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and R..." current
  • 11:32, 2 December 2022 diff hist +225 N Colloidal mudCreated page with "A drilling mud in which the gelatinous constituents, such as bentonite, will remain in suspension in water for a long time. <i>Long</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mi..." current
  • 11:32, 2 December 2022 diff hist +291 N Colloidal fuelCreated page with "A mixture of finely pulverized coal and fuel oil, which remains homogeneous in storage. It has a high calorific value and is used in oil-fired boilers as a substitute for fu..." current
  • 11:32, 2 December 2022 diff hist +190 N Colloidal clayCreated page with "A clay, such as bentonite, which, when mixed with water, forms a gelatinous-like liquid. <i>Long</i> <br/>Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms Cate..." current

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