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  • 14:29, 23 November 2020 diff hist +136 N Bench of timbersCreated page with "A term used to describe the header when it is complete with legs. Syn: set Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:28, 23 November 2020 diff hist +235 Bench markcurrent
  • 14:26, 23 November 2020 diff hist +155 N Bench heightCreated page with "The vertical distance from the top of a bench to the floor or to the top of the next lower bench. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:26, 23 November 2020 diff hist +296 N Bench gravelCreated page with "A term applied in Alaska and the Yukon Territory to gravel beds on the side of a valley above the present stream bottom, which represent part of the stream bed when it was at..." current
  • 14:25, 23 November 2020 diff hist +121 N Bench flumeCreated page with "A conduit on a bench, cut on sloping ground. <i>Seelye, 1 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:23, 23 November 2020 diff hist +71 N Bench faceCreated page with "See: bank Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:23, 23 November 2020 diff hist +97 N Bench diggingsCreated page with "River placers not subject to overflows. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:22, 23 November 2020 diff hist +1,057 N Bench cutCreated page with "# In vertical shaft sinking, blasting of drill holes so as to keep one end of a rectangular opening deep (leading), thus facilitating drainage and removal of blasted rock. <i..." current
  • 14:22, 23 November 2020 diff hist +114 N Bench coalCreated page with "A coal seam cut in benches or layers. <i>Tomkeieff </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:22, 23 November 2020 diff hist +142 N Bench claimCreated page with "A placer claim located on a bench above the present level of a stream. <i>Hess </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:22, 23 November 2020 diff hist +230 N Bench blastingCreated page with "A mining system used either underground or in surface pits whereby a thick ore or waste zone is removed by blasting a series of successive horizontal layers called benches. S..." current
  • 14:21, 23 November 2020 diff hist +1,666 N BenchCreated page with "# A terrace on the side of a river or lake having at one time formed its bank. See also: bench gravel # In an underground mine, a long horizontal face or ledge of ore in a..." current
  • 14:20, 23 November 2020 diff hist +321 N BenCreated page with "# Scot. Inward; toward the workings; the workman's right to enter the pit. # The live or productive part of a lode. <i>Arkell </i> # A mountain peak; a word occurring chiefly..." current
  • 14:20, 23 November 2020 diff hist +245 N BementiteCreated page with "# A light gray or grayish-brown, common manganese mineral, Mn<sup>2+</sup> <sub>8</sub> Si<sub>6</sub> O<sub>15</sub> (OH)<sub>10</sub> . <i>Kirk </i> # An erroneous name fo..." current
  • 14:19, 23 November 2020 diff hist +187 N Belynski's reagentCreated page with "A 1% copper sulfate solution recommended as an etchant for revealing dendritic structures in high-carbon steels. <i>Osborne </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and R..." current
  • 14:19, 23 November 2020 diff hist +174 N BelyankiniteCreated page with "A mineral, Ca<sub>1-2</sub> (Ti,Zr,Nb)<sub>5</sub> O<sub>12</sub> .9H<sub>2</sub> O(?) ; amorphous, yellowish-brown. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:19, 23 November 2020 diff hist +501 N Belugou imperfection coefficientCreated page with "In coal testing, a parameter, B, applied to the ash curve: B = (p75 - p25)/2(p50 - 1), where pX is the specific gravity of particles of which the fraction separated is X perc..." current
  • 14:19, 23 November 2020 diff hist +152 N Belt-type conveyorCreated page with "A conveyor consisting of an endless belt used to transport material from one place to another. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:17, 23 November 2020 diff hist +79 N BeltmanCreated page with "See: conveyor man Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:17, 23 November 2020 diff hist +331 N BeltingCreated page with "One of the main parts of a belt conveyor. The belting consists of piles of cotton duck impregnated with rubber, with top and bottom covers of rubber. The carrying capacity of..." current
  • 14:16, 23 November 2020 diff hist +181 N Belt tripperCreated page with "A device or mechanism that causes the conveyor belt to pass around pulleys for the purpose of discharging material from it. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related..." current
  • 14:16, 23 November 2020 diff hist +391 N Belt tensioning deviceCreated page with "A device fitted to a belt conveyor that automatically takes up any slack or stretch in the belting. A gravity takeup device is sometimes fitted immediately behind the driving..." current
  • 14:16, 23 November 2020 diff hist +169 N Belt tableCreated page with "A table incorporating a belt conveyor so arranged as to provide working space on one or both sides of the belt. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:16, 23 November 2020 diff hist +129 N Belt slipCreated page with "The difference in speed between the driving drum and the belt conveyor. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:16, 23 November 2020 diff hist +249 N Belt protection deviceCreated page with "A device fitted to a belt conveyor to give an alarm or to cause the conveyor to stop in the event of a defect, such as belt slip, breakage, tearing, misalignment, or overload...." current
  • 14:15, 23 November 2020 diff hist +254 N Belt pressCreated page with "A device for dewatering mineral slurries, esp. waste from coal washing, which consists of a moving belt constructed of relatively open cloth. Belt presses are widely used in t..." current
  • 14:15, 23 November 2020 diff hist +336 N Belt of variablesCreated page with "The belt of marine deposition extending from the coast (high watermark) to a depth of about 100 fathoms (183 m); i.e., corresponding roughly with the continental shelf (in the..." current
  • 14:15, 23 November 2020 diff hist +216 N Belt of soil moistureCreated page with "Subdivision of intermediate belt, where it may be held by molecular attraction against influence of gravity. Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition..." current
  • 14:15, 23 November 2020 diff hist +219 N Belt loaderCreated page with "A machine whose forward motion cuts soil with a plowshare or disk and pushes it to a conveyor belt that elevates it to a dumping point. Syn: elevating grader Source: Dict..." current
  • 14:15, 23 November 2020 diff hist +211 N Belt horsepowerCreated page with "That power developed with all auxiliary equipment (such as pump and fans) attached; it is consequently lower than flywheel horsepower. <i>Carson, 1 </i> Source: Dictionary o..." current
  • 14:14, 23 November 2020 diff hist +75 N Belt frictionCreated page with "See: friction Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:14, 23 November 2020 diff hist +127 N Belt flotationCreated page with "A method sometimes used to recover diamond particles 1 mm or smaller. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:14, 23 November 2020 diff hist +199 N Belt feederCreated page with "Short loop of conveyor belt, or articulated steelplate, used to draw ore at a regulated rate from under a bin or stockpile. <i>Pryor, 3 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mi..." current
  • 14:14, 23 November 2020 diff hist +127 N Belt dressingCreated page with "A compound used to improve adhesion or flexibility. <i>Pryor, 3 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:14, 23 November 2020 diff hist +88 N Belt creepCreated page with "Gentle slip. <i>Pryor, 3 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:13, 23 November 2020 diff hist +140 N Belt conveyor structureCreated page with "The framework for supporting the bottom strand of a belt conveyor. <i>Nelson </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 14:12, 23 November 2020 diff hist +611 N Belt conveyorCreated page with "# A moving endless belt that rides on rollers and on which materials can be carried. The principal parts of a belt conveyor are (1) a belt to carry the load and transmit the p..." current
  • 14:12, 23 November 2020 diff hist +471 N Belt cleanerCreated page with "A device attached to a belt conveyor to clean or remove dirt or coal dust from the belt surface. Rotary bristle brushes are sometimes used, driven either by gearing from the c..." current
  • 10:49, 19 November 2020 diff hist +205 N Belt capacityCreated page with "The load that a belt conveyor is able to carry, depending upon the area of cross section of load on belt and the speed of the belt. <i>Nelson </i> Source: Dictionary of Mini..." current
  • 10:49, 19 November 2020 diff hist +359 N BeltCreated page with "# See: link-plate belt # Can. Regional surface zone along which mines and prospects occur. <i>Hoffman </i> # A continuous strap or band for transmitting power from one wh..." current
  • 10:48, 19 November 2020 diff hist +178 N BeloviteCreated page with "A hexagonal mineral, (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)<sub>5</sub> (PO<sub>4</sub> )<sub>3</sub> (OH) ; apatite group; occurs in pegmatites. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:47, 19 November 2020 diff hist +139 N BeloniteCreated page with "An elongated or acicular crystallite having rounded or pointed ends. <i>AGI </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:47, 19 November 2020 diff hist +172 N BelonesiteCreated page with "A white, transparent magnesium molybdate, MgMoO<sub>4</sub> , crystallizing in the tetragonal system. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:47, 19 November 2020 diff hist +122 N BelomoriteCreated page with "Trade name for moonstone from the White Sea. <i>Spencer, 3 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:46, 19 November 2020 diff hist +127 N Belly pipeCreated page with "A flaring-mouthed blast pipe in an iron furnace. <i>Standard, 2 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:46, 19 November 2020 diff hist +245 N BellyCreated page with "# See: pocket # A bulge, or mass of ore in a lode. <i>Fay </i> # Widened places in a borehole caused by sloughing of loose material from the borehole sidewalls. See also:..." current
  • 10:46, 19 November 2020 diff hist +73 N BellundCreated page with "See: bellan Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:46, 19 November 2020 diff hist +397 N BellowsCreated page with "# An instrument with an air chamber and flexible sides used for compressing and/or directing a current of air. <i>Crispin </i> # An expansible metal device containing a fluid..." current
  • 10:45, 19 November 2020 diff hist +166 N Bell-metal oreCreated page with "Corn. An early name for tin pyrite (stannite), so called because of its bronze color. See also: stannite Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:45, 19 November 2020 diff hist +285 N BelliteCreated page with "# An explosive consisting of five parts of ammonium nitrate to one of metadinitrobenzene, usually with some potassium nitrate. <i>Fay </i> # A lead chromo-arsenate in delicat..." current
  • 10:44, 19 November 2020 diff hist +211 N BellingeriteCreated page with "A triclinic mineral, Cu<sub>2</sub> (IO<sub>3</sub> )<sub>6</sub> .2H<sub>2</sub> O ; forms light green or bluish green crystals; at Chuquicamata, Chile. Source: Dictionary o..." current
  • 10:44, 19 November 2020 diff hist +98 N BelliesCreated page with "Widenings in a vein. See also: belly Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:44, 19 November 2020 diff hist +179 N BelledCreated page with "Eng. Widened; said of the enlarged portion of a shaft at the landing for running the cars past the shaft, and for caging. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related T..." current
  • 10:44, 19 November 2020 diff hist +536 N Bellcrank driveCreated page with "A device used to drive an auxiliary shaker conveyor without changing the direction of the main conveyor. It consists essentially of two driving arms, placed at right angles to..." current
  • 10:43, 19 November 2020 diff hist +73 N BellandCreated page with "See: bellan Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:42, 19 November 2020 diff hist +183 N BellanCreated page with "# Eng. Dusty lead ore. <i>Arkell </i> # A form of lead poisoning to which miners are subject. Also spelled belland; bellund. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Relat..." current
  • 10:42, 19 November 2020 diff hist +259 N Bell's dephosphorizing processCreated page with "The removal of phosphorus from molten pig iron in a puddling furnace lined with iron oxide and fitted with a mechanical rabble to agitate the bath. Red-hot iron ore is added...." current
  • 10:42, 19 November 2020 diff hist +274 N Bell workCreated page with "# Derb. A system of working an ironstone measure by upward underground excavations around the shafts (raises) in the form of a bell or cone. <i>Fay </i> # A method used in wo..." current
  • 10:41, 19 November 2020 diff hist +141 N Bell topCreated page with "Term used to describe a good roof that has a clear ringing sound. <i>Kentucky </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:41, 19 November 2020 diff hist +504 N Bell tapCreated page with "A cylindrical fishing tool having an upward-tapered inside surface provided with hardened threads. When slipped over the upper end of lost, cylindrical, downhole drilling equi..." current
  • 10:41, 19 November 2020 diff hist +88 N Bell socketCreated page with "See: bell tap; screw bell. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:41, 19 November 2020 diff hist +238 N Bell sheaveCreated page with "Aust. A sheave in the shape of a truncated cone used in connection with the main-and-tail system of rope haulage at curves, so as to keep the rope close to the ground. <i>Fay..." current
  • 10:40, 19 November 2020 diff hist +202 N Bell screwCreated page with "An internally threaded bell-shaped iron bar for recovering broken or lost rods in a deep borehole. Syn: box bell; bell tap. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining,..." current
  • 10:40, 19 November 2020 diff hist +97 N Bell processCreated page with "See: Bell's dephosphorizing process Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:39, 19 November 2020 diff hist +208 N Bell pit miningCreated page with "Obsolete method of winning coal or bedded iron from shallow deposits, in which mineral was extracted and dragged to a central shaft. <i>Pryor, 3 </i> Source: Dictionary of M..." current
  • 10:39, 19 November 2020 diff hist +229 N Bell moldCreated page with "Som. A conical-shaped patch of a mine roof, probably originating with the fossils called sigillaria, or the roots of trees. Syn: bell; caldron bottom. <i>Fay </i> So..." current
  • 10:38, 19 November 2020 diff hist +77 N Bell jarCreated page with "See: jar collar Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:38, 19 November 2020 diff hist +162 N Bell holesCreated page with "A conical cavity in a coal mine roof caused by the falling of a large concretion; or, as of a bell mold. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:38, 19 November 2020 diff hist +79 N Bell and hopperCreated page with "See: cup and cone Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:38, 19 November 2020 diff hist +296 N BellCreated page with "# A cone-shaped mass of ironstone or other substance in the roof of a coal seam. Bells are dangerous as they tend to collapse suddenly and without warning. See also: pot bot..." current
  • 10:37, 19 November 2020 diff hist +313 N Belknap chloride washer processCreated page with "This coal washer uses a calcium chloride solution of a comparatively low density and depends on mechanically induced upward currents to obtain a separation at the desired spec..." current
  • 10:37, 19 November 2020 diff hist +102 N BelithCreated page with "Original spelling of belite. <i>Hey, 1 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:37, 19 November 2020 diff hist +230 N BeliteCreated page with "# A constituent of portland cement clinkers. <i>English </i> # A calcium orthosilicate found as a constituent of portland-cement clinkers; specif. larnite. Syn: felite S..." current
  • 10:36, 19 November 2020 diff hist +76 N BelgiteCreated page with "See: willemite Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:36, 19 November 2020 diff hist +472 N Belgian zinc furnaceCreated page with "A furnace in which zinc is reduced and distilled from calcined ores in tubular retorts. These furnaces may be classified as direct fired and gas fired, but there is no sharp d..." current
  • 10:36, 19 November 2020 diff hist +317 N Belgian silexCreated page with "A very hard, tough, more or less cellular quartzite resembling French buhrstone and the most favored natural mill-lining material for most purposes. It is imported in rectangu..." current
  • 10:36, 19 November 2020 diff hist +330 N Belgian processCreated page with "A process (no longer used) to smelt zinc in which roasted zinc ore is mixed with a reducing material, such as coal or coke, placed in cylindrical retorts, and heated in a furn..." current
  • 10:35, 19 November 2020 diff hist +26 N Belgian pressCreated page with "See: double-roll press" current
  • 10:35, 19 November 2020 diff hist +167 N Belgian ovenCreated page with "A rectangular oven with end doors and side flues for the manufacture of coke. See also: Belgian coke oven Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:35, 19 November 2020 diff hist +163 N Belgian effective temperatureCreated page with "A temperature scale used in Belgium for measuring the environmental comfort in mines. <i>Roberts, 1 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:35, 19 November 2020 diff hist +134 N Belgian coke ovenCreated page with "A rectangular variation of the beehive coke oven. See also: Belgian oven Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:34, 19 November 2020 diff hist +147 N Belfast trussCreated page with "A bowstring design of girder fabricated entirely from timber components. <i>Hammond </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:34, 19 November 2020 diff hist +215 N Beilby layerCreated page with "Flow layer resulting from incipient fusion during polishing of mineral surface, and therefore not characteristic of true crystal structure. <i>Pryor, 1 </i> Source: Dictiona..." current
  • 10:34, 19 November 2020 diff hist +734 N Beien machineCreated page with "A pneumatic stowing machine that consists of a paddle wheel with six compartments working inside an adjustable airtight casing. This wheel is driven at a speed of 15 to 30 rpm..." current
  • 10:34, 19 November 2020 diff hist +372 N Beien kep gearCreated page with "An improved type of kep in which the kep shoes are withdrawn without previously raising the cage and thus reducing the decking time. The operation may be automatic, except for..." current
  • 10:33, 19 November 2020 diff hist +364 N BeidelliteCreated page with "A monoclinic mineral, (Na,Ca<sub>0.5</sub> )<sub>0.3</sub> Al<sub>2</sub> (Si,Al) (sub 4) O<sub>10</sub> (OH)<sub>2</sub> .nH<sub>2</sub> O ; smectite group; aluminum rich and..." current
  • 10:33, 19 November 2020 diff hist +145 N Before breastCreated page with "A miner's term for that part of the orebody that still lies ahead. See also: breast Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:33, 19 November 2020 diff hist +120 N Beetling stonesCreated page with "Flat rocks on which clothes were beetled (stamped or pounded). Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:32, 19 November 2020 diff hist +216 N Beetle stoneCreated page with "A nodule of coprolitic ironstone, so named from the resemblance of the enclosed coprolite to the body and limbs of a beetle. Syn: septarium <i>Fay </i> Source: Diction..." current
  • 10:32, 19 November 2020 diff hist +174 N Beethoven exploderCreated page with "A machine for the multishot firing of series-connected detonators in tunneling and quarrying. See also: exploder Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:32, 19 November 2020 diff hist +281 N Beehive kilnCreated page with "An intermittent kiln, circular in plan, with fireboxes arranged around the circumference. Such kilns find use in the firing of blue engineering bricks, pipes, some refractory..." current
  • 10:31, 19 November 2020 diff hist +120 N Beehive coke ovenCreated page with "A coke oven with a brick bottom, side walls, and a domed roof. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:31, 19 November 2020 diff hist +245 N Beehive cokeCreated page with "Coke manufactured in beehive, rectangular, or similar forms of ovens in a horizontal bed, where heat for the coking process is secured by combustion within the oven chamber...." current
  • 10:31, 19 November 2020 diff hist +383 N BeefCreated page with "A quarry worker's term, used originally in Purbeck, southern England, for thin, flat-lying veins or layers of fibrous calcite, anhydrite, gypsum, halite, or silica, occurring..." current
  • 10:31, 19 November 2020 diff hist +156 N BeechesCreated page with "Scot. Strips of hardwood fastened to pump rods to save them from wear at the collars. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:31, 19 November 2020 diff hist +87 N Beech coalCreated page with "Charcoal made from beechwood. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 11:14, 18 November 2020 diff hist +221 N Bedrock testCreated page with "A borehole drilled to determine the character of bedrock and the character and depth of overburden overlying such bedrock. Syn: testing bedrock <i>Long </i> Source: Di..." current
  • 11:13, 18 November 2020 diff hist +731 N BedrockCreated page with "# Solid rock exposed at the surface of the Earth or overlain by unconsolidated material, weathered rock, or soil. # In Australia, the stratum upon which the wash dirt rests is..." current
  • 11:13, 18 November 2020 diff hist +212 N Bedford limestoneCreated page with "One of the finest and best known building stones to be found in the United States. It gets its name from its shipping point, Bedford, IN. <i>Crispin </i> Source: Dictionary..." current
  • 11:12, 18 November 2020 diff hist +91 N BedeCreated page with "A miner's pick. <i>Pryor, 3 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 11:12, 18 November 2020 diff hist +123 N Bedding thrustCreated page with "A thrust fault that is parallel to the bedding. <i>Billings </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 11:12, 18 November 2020 diff hist +3 Bedding planecurrent
  • 11:12, 18 November 2020 diff hist +796 N Bedding planeCreated page with "Surface separating layers of Rock tends to separate, or break, readily along bedding planes. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i> Engle..."
  • 11:11, 18 November 2020 diff hist +255 N Bedding jointCreated page with "# A thin layer differing in composition with the beds between which it occurs. <i>Schieferdecker </i> # A joint parallel to the bedding planes formed by tectonic processes...." current
  • 11:10, 18 November 2020 diff hist +221 N Bedding glideCreated page with "Overthrusting in which a bed, such as a coal seam, is disrupted and thrust laterally along the roof or floor parting, giving a duplication of coal. <i>Nelson </i> Source: Di..." current
  • 11:10, 18 November 2020 diff hist +433 N Bedding fissilityCreated page with "A term generally restricted to primary foliation parallel to the bedding of sedimentary rocks; i.e., it forms while the sediment is being deposited and compacted. It is the re..." current
  • 11:10, 18 November 2020 diff hist +111 N Bedding faultCreated page with "A fault that is parallel to the bedding. <i>AGI </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 11:10, 18 November 2020 diff hist +271 N Bedding downCreated page with "Formation of layer of valueless and inert rock at points in a new flowline where material will settle from the stream of ore being treated, for example, between bottom of thic..." current
  • 11:10, 18 November 2020 diff hist +117 N Bedding cleavageCreated page with "Cleavage that is parallel to the bedding. <i>Billings </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 11:06, 18 November 2020 diff hist 0 Beddingcurrent
  • 11:05, 18 November 2020 diff hist +1,508 N BeddingCreated page with "# A collective term used to signify existence of beds or layers, in sedimentary rocks. # Sometimes synonymous with bedding plane. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982...."
  • 11:04, 18 November 2020 diff hist +420 N Bedded rockCreated page with "One of the two subdivisions of competent rock. To be classed as bedded rock, the rock within each bed, in addition to being elastically perfect, isotropic, and homogeneous, mu..." current
  • 11:04, 18 November 2020 diff hist +188 N Bedded formationCreated page with "A formation that shows successive beds, layers, or strata owing to the manner in which it was formed. See also: bedded deposit Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and..." current
  • 11:03, 18 November 2020 diff hist +339 N Bedded depositCreated page with "# A term usually applied to mineral deposits that are found parallel with the stratification of sedimentary rocks and usually of contemporaneous origin. The term is used to de..." current
  • 11:03, 18 November 2020 diff hist +200 N BeddedCreated page with "Applied to rocks resulting from consolidated sediments and accordingly exhibiting planes of separation designated bedding planes. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, M..." current
  • 11:03, 18 November 2020 diff hist +222 N Bed veinCreated page with "A vein following the bedding in sedimentary rocks, or a mineralized permeable stratigraphic zone below an impervious bed. CF: blanket vein; manto; sheet ground. Source: D..." current
  • 11:03, 18 November 2020 diff hist +349 N Bed separationCreated page with "The thin cavities formed along bedding planes due to differential lowering of strata over mine workings; e.g., a shale with its greater bending capacity will subside and separ..." current
  • 11:02, 18 November 2020 diff hist +252 N Bed loadCreated page with "Material in movement along stream bottom or, if wind is moving agency, along surface. Contrast with material carried in suspension or solution. Source: Leet, L. Don. 19..." current
  • 11:02, 18 November 2020 diff hist +380 N Bed jointCreated page with "# A horizontal crack or fissure in massive rock. See also: bedding plane # One of a set of cracks or fissures parallel with the bedding of a rock. <i>Webster 3rd </i> # A..." current
  • 11:02, 18 November 2020 diff hist +108 N Bed claimCreated page with "Aust. A mining claim lying on the bed of a stream. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 11:02, 18 November 2020 diff hist +1,776 N BedCreated page with "# The smallest distinctive division of a stratified series, marked by a more or less well-defined surface or plane from its neighbors above and below; a layer or stratum. <i>..." current
  • 10:50, 18 November 2020 diff hist +417 N BecquereliteCreated page with "An orthorhombic mineral, Ca(UO<sub>2</sub> )<sub>6</sub> O<sub>4</sub> (OH)<sub>6</sub> .8H<sub>2</sub> O , with barium and potassium substitution for calcium; amber-yellow; a..." current
  • 10:49, 18 November 2020 diff hist +109 N Becorit systemCreated page with "An overhead monorail system. See also: monorail Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:49, 18 November 2020 diff hist +191 N BeckeriteCreated page with "# A brown resin, occurring with amber. <i>English </i> # A brown variety of retinite having a very high oxygen content (20% to 23%). Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, a..." current
  • 10:41, 18 November 2020 diff hist +530 N Becke testCreated page with "In polarized-light microscopy, a method or test for determining relative indices of refraction between two adjacent mineral grains or between a mineral grain and its host medi..." current
  • 10:41, 18 November 2020 diff hist +210 N Becke lineCreated page with "In the "Becke test" a bright line, visible under a microscope under plane polarized light, that separates substances of different indices of refraction. Source: Dictionary of..." current
  • 10:41, 18 November 2020 diff hist +202 N BeaveriteCreated page with "A trigonal mineral, Pb(Cu,Fe,Al)<sub>3</sub> (SO<sub>4</sub> )<sub>2</sub> (OH) (sub 6) ; canary yellow; in minute plates; in Beaver County, UT. Source: Dictionary of Mining,..." current
  • 10:41, 18 November 2020 diff hist +297 N Beater millCreated page with "Mill used for impact crushing of easily broken minerals. An armature carrying swinging hammers, plates, or disks hits the falling stream of rock, dashing particles against one..." current
  • 10:41, 18 November 2020 diff hist +239 N BeaterCreated page with "A laborer who shovels or dumps asbestos fibers and sprays them with water to prepare them for the beating process that reduces fibers to pulp for making asbestos paper. <i>DO..." current
  • 10:40, 18 November 2020 diff hist +136 N BearsiteCreated page with "A monoclinic mineral, Be<sub>2</sub> (AsO<sub>4</sub> )(OH).4H<sub>2</sub> O . Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:40, 18 November 2020 diff hist +169 N Bears' muckCreated page with "Eng. Soft, bluish earth. Used by well sinkers in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. See also: caballa ball Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:40, 18 November 2020 diff hist +177 N Bearing-in shotsCreated page with "Boreholes tending to meet in the body of the rock; intended to unkey the face when charged and fired. <i>Stauffer </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:39, 18 November 2020 diff hist +161 N Bearing-inCreated page with "The depth of an undercut, or holing, from the face of the coal to the end of the undercut. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:39, 18 November 2020 diff hist +295 N Bearing strengthCreated page with "The maximum bearing load at failure divided by the effective bearing area. In a pinned or riveted joint, the effective area is calculated as the product of the diameter of the..." current
  • 10:39, 18 November 2020 diff hist +163 N Bearing stratumCreated page with "The earth formation that has been selected as the most suitable to support a given load. <i>Hammond </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:39, 18 November 2020 diff hist +169 N Bearing stakeCreated page with "A stake set on a line to indicate the horizontal direction an inclined borehole is to be drilled. <i>Long </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 10:39, 18 November 2020 diff hist +240 N Bearing setCreated page with "In a mine shaft, a specially substantial set of timbers used at intervals to support the linings and ordinary bearers. They are tied into the surrounding rock to give extra st..." current
  • 08:57, 16 November 2020 diff hist +145 N Bearing pressureCreated page with "The load on a bearing surface divided by the area upon which it rests. <i>Hammond </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:57, 16 November 2020 diff hist +273 N Bearing plateCreated page with "A plate of the thickness and area required to distribute a given load, such as a plate under a beam flange resting on a wall. If the plate is 2 in (5.1 cm) or more in thicknes..." current
  • 08:57, 16 November 2020 diff hist +218 N Bearing doorCreated page with "A door so placed as to direct and regulate the amount of air current necessary for the proper ventilation of a district of a mine. See also: separation door Source: Dicti..." current
  • 08:56, 16 November 2020 diff hist +228 N Bearing capacityCreated page with "# The load-per-unit area that the soil or solid rock can support without excessive yield. See also: foundation investigation # See also: ultimate bearing capacity Sou..." current
  • 08:56, 16 November 2020 diff hist +186 N Bearing bedCreated page with "A bed that contains, or is likely to contain, ore minerals; one that is productive as opposed to dead or barren. <i>Arkell </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Re..." current
  • 08:56, 16 November 2020 diff hist +18 Bearingcurrent
  • 08:54, 16 November 2020 diff hist +302 N BearersCreated page with "Heavy timbers placed in a shaft at intervals of 30 to 100 ft (9.1 to 30.5 m) to support shaft sets. They are usually put beneath the end plates and dividers, and rest in hitch..." current
  • 08:54, 16 November 2020 diff hist +128 N Bearer barCreated page with "One of the bars that support the grate bars in a furnace. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:54, 16 November 2020 diff hist +195 N BearerCreated page with "Eng. A band of hard limestone consisting of numerous stromatoporoids, mainly a ramose species, Wenlock Limestone, Dudley. <i>Arkell </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Minera..." current
  • 08:53, 16 November 2020 diff hist +436 N BearCreated page with "# To bear in; underholing or undermining; driving in at the top or at the side of a working. # Eng. A calcareous or clay ironstone nodule, Derbyshire. <i>Arkell </i> # The ma..." current
  • 08:53, 16 November 2020 diff hist +153 N BeansCreated page with "A cleaned and screened anthracite product 7/8 in by 3/8 in (22.2 mm by 9.5 mm). <i>Nelson </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:53, 16 November 2020 diff hist +97 N Bean rockCreated page with "Shingle cemented by tufa, Ventnor, U.K. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:53, 16 November 2020 diff hist +170 N Bean oreCreated page with "A loose, coarse-grained pisolitic iron ore; limonite occurring in lenticular aggregations. See also: pea ore Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:52, 16 November 2020 diff hist +481 N Beaman stadia arcCreated page with "A specially graduated arc attached to the vertical circle of an alidade or transit to simplify the computation of elevation differences for inclined stadia sights (without the..." current
  • 08:52, 16 November 2020 diff hist +143 N Beam engineCreated page with "An early type of vertical steam engine. It operated the Cornish pump. <i>Nelson </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:52, 16 November 2020 diff hist +269 N Beam compassCreated page with "An instrument for describing large arcs. It consists of a beam of wood or metal carrying two beam heads, adjustable for position along the beam, and serving as the marking poi..." current
  • 08:52, 16 November 2020 diff hist +288 N Beam buildingCreated page with "A process of rock bolting in flat-lying deposits where the bolts are installed in bedded rock to bind the strata together to act as a single beam capable of supporting itself..." current
  • 08:52, 16 November 2020 diff hist +271 N Beam actionCreated page with "In crushing, seizure of rock slab between approaching jaws so as to present crushing stress above unsupported parts of the rock, thus inducing shear failure rather than failur..." current
  • 08:51, 16 November 2020 diff hist +349 N BeamCreated page with "# A bar or straight girder used to support a span of roof between two support props or walls. See also: crossbar # The walking beam; a bar pivoted in the center, which roc..." current
  • 08:51, 16 November 2020 diff hist +557 N Beaker decantationCreated page with "A method of sizing finely ground, insoluble, homogeneous material or classifying ore particles. A weighed quantity is dispersed in liquid and allowed to settle for a timed per..." current
  • 08:51, 16 November 2020 diff hist +316 N BeadsCreated page with "In ion exchange, sized resin spheres, usually +20 mesh, so constituted as to capture ions from pregnant solutions under stated loading conditions and to relinquish them under..." current
  • 08:51, 16 November 2020 diff hist +397 N Bead testsCreated page with "In mineral identification, borax or other flux is fused to a transparent bead by heating in a blowpipe or other flame in a small loop formed from platinum wire. When suitable..." current
  • 08:50, 16 November 2020 diff hist +467 N BeadCreated page with "# The globule of precious metal obtained by the cupellation process in assaying. <i>Webster 3rd </i> # In blowpipe analysis of minerals, a drop of a fused material, such as a..." current
  • 08:50, 16 November 2020 diff hist +496 N Beach ridgeCreated page with "A low, essentially continuous mound of beach or beach-and-dune material (sand, gravel, shingle) heaped up by the action of waves and currents on the backshore of a beach beyon..." current
  • 08:50, 16 November 2020 diff hist +225 N Beach placerCreated page with "A placer deposit on a present or ancient sea beach. There may be a series of paleo-beach placers owing to changes of shoreline. See also: black sand; beach ore Source..." current
  • 08:49, 16 November 2020 diff hist +79 N Beach oreCreated page with "See: beach placer Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 08:48, 16 November 2020 diff hist +422 N Beach miningCreated page with "The exploitation of the economic concentrations of the heavy minerals rutile, zircon, monazite, ilmenite, and sometimes gold, which occur in sand dunes, beaches, coastal plain..." current
  • 08:48, 16 November 2020 diff hist +175 N Beach faceCreated page with "#The portion of a <i>foreshore</i> that lies nearest to the sea and regularly receives the swash of breaking waves. #The beach face is the steepest part of the foreshore.</p>" current
  • 08:48, 16 November 2020 diff hist -35 Beach driftcurrent
  • 08:47, 16 November 2020 diff hist +442 N Beach driftCreated page with "# The process by which swash and backwash move <i>sediments</i> along a <i>beach face</i>. # The sediments so moved. Beach drift typically consists of sand, gravel, shell frag..."
  • 08:44, 16 November 2020 diff hist +230 N Beach depositCreated page with "Concentrations of mineral formed by the grinding action of natural forces (wind, wave, or frost) and the selective transporting action of tides and winds. <i>Pryor, 3 </i> S..." current
  • 08:43, 16 November 2020 diff hist +311 N Beach concentrateCreated page with "A natural accumulation in beach sand of heavy minerals selectively concentrated (by wave, current, or surf action) from the ordinary beach sands in which they were originally..." current
  • 08:42, 16 November 2020 diff hist +153 N BeachCreated page with "The part of a <i>coast</i> that is washed by waves or tides, which cover it with sediments of various sizes and composition, such as sand or pebbles.</p>" current
  • 16:23, 12 November 2020 diff hist +85 N Bc-jointCreated page with "See: longitudinal joint Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:23, 12 November 2020 diff hist +250 N BazziteCreated page with "A hexagonal mineral, Be<sub>3</sub> (Sc,Al)<sub>2</sub> Si<sub>6</sub> O<sub>18</sub> ; the scandium analog of beryl; blue; at Baveno, Italy; Val Strem, Switzerland; and in ce..." current
  • 16:23, 12 November 2020 diff hist +122 N Baymouth barCreated page with "A narrow ridge of sand that stretches completely across the mouth of a bay. (Also called bay bar and bay barrier.)</p>" current
  • 16:22, 12 November 2020 diff hist +182 N BayleyiteCreated page with "A yellow monoclinic mineral; Mg<sub>2</sub> (UO<sub>2</sub> )(CO<sub>3</sub> )<sub>3</sub> .18H<sub>2</sub> O ; radioactive. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Relate..." current
  • 16:22, 12 November 2020 diff hist +245 N BayldoniteCreated page with "A monoclinic mineral, PbCu<sub>3</sub> (AsO<sub>4</sub> )<sub>2</sub> (OH)<sub>2</sub> .H <sub>2</sub> O ; forms minute grass-green to blackish-green mammillary masses; in Co..." current
  • 16:21, 12 November 2020 diff hist +340 N BayeriteCreated page with "A dimorph of gibbsite, long known as a synthetic product, now found as a naturally occuring mineral, Al(OH)<sub>3</sub> , from Portole, Istria. The naturally occurring bayerit..." current
  • 16:21, 12 November 2020 diff hist +169 N Bayer processCreated page with "A process for extracting alumina from bauxite ore before the electrolytic reduction of alumina. <i>ASM, 1 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:21, 12 November 2020 diff hist +199 N Bay saltCreated page with "A coarse-grained variety of common salt obtained by evaporating seawater in shallow bays or pits by the heat of the sun. <i>Standard, 2 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mi..." current
  • 16:21, 12 November 2020 diff hist +212 N Bay barrierCreated page with "A sandy beach, built up across mouth of a bay so that it is no longer connected to main body of water. Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i..." current
  • 16:12, 12 November 2020 diff hist +2 Baycurrent
  • 16:12, 12 November 2020 diff hist +6 Bay
  • 16:11, 12 November 2020 diff hist +318 Bay
  • 16:10, 12 November 2020 diff hist +334 N BaveniteCreated page with "A white hydrous silicate of aluminum, calcium, and beryllium, Ca<sub>4</sub> Be<sub>2</sub> Al<sub>2</sub> Si<sub>9</sub> O<sub>26</sub> (OH)<sub>2</sub> ; orthorhombic; earth..." current
  • 16:10, 12 November 2020 diff hist +405 N BauxitizationCreated page with "Development of bauxite from primary aluminum silicates (such as feldspars) or from secondary clay minerals under aggressive tropical or subtropical weathering conditions of go..." current
  • 16:10, 12 November 2020 diff hist +428 N Bauxitic clayCreated page with "# A clay consisting of a mixture of bauxitic minerals, such as gibbsite and diaspore, with clay minerals, the former constituting not over 50% of the total. The opposite of th..." current
  • 16:09, 12 November 2020 diff hist +242 N BauxiticCreated page with "Containing much bauxite; e.g., a bauxitic clay containing 47% to 65% alumina on a calcined basis, or a bauxitic shale abnormally high in alumina and notably low in silica. <i..." current
  • 16:09, 12 November 2020 diff hist +233 N Bauxite pneumoconiosisCreated page with "Found in workers exposed to fumes containing aluminum oxide and minute silica particles arising from smelting bauxite in the manufacture of corundum. Syn: Shaver's disease..." current
  • 16:09, 12 November 2020 diff hist +184 N Bauxite cementCreated page with "A cement made from bauxite and lime in an electric furnace; it hardens rapidly. Sometimes called ciment fondu. <i>Nelson </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Rela..." current
  • 16:09, 12 November 2020 diff hist +231 N Bauxite brickCreated page with "A firebrick composed essentially of hydrated alumina and ferric oxide. Such bricks are used for the lining of furnaces where a neutral material is required. <i>Osborne </i>..." current
  • 16:08, 12 November 2020 diff hist +842 N BauxiteCreated page with "#Chief ore of commercial aluminum. A mineraloid mixture of hydrous aluminum oxides. <br/>Source: Leet, L. Don. 1982. <i>Physical Geology, 6th Edition.</i> Englewood Clif..." current
  • 16:08, 12 November 2020 diff hist +144 N BaumhaueriteCreated page with "A lead- to steel-gray triclinic mineral, Pb<sub>3</sub> As<sub>4</sub> S<sub>9</sub> . Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:07, 12 November 2020 diff hist +499 N Baume gravityCreated page with "Designating or conforming to either of the scales used by the French chemist, Antoine Baume (1728-1804). One scale, which is used with liquids heavier than water, sinks to 0 d..." current
  • 16:07, 12 November 2020 diff hist +75 N Baum washerCreated page with "See: Baum jig Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:07, 12 November 2020 diff hist +297 N Baum potCreated page with "# A cavity left in roof strata over coal as a result of the dropping downward of a cast of a fossil tree stump after removal of the coal. <i>AGI </i> # Eng. Nodule in the roo..." current
  • 16:06, 12 November 2020 diff hist +286 N Baum jigCreated page with "A washbox in which the pulsating motion is produced by the intermittent admission of compressed air to the surface of the water following a principle introduced by Baum. Also..." current
  • 16:06, 12 November 2020 diff hist +80 N BaulkCreated page with "A beam. <i>Mason </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:05, 12 November 2020 diff hist +178 N Battery startingCreated page with "The use of unconfined explosives to start the flow of coal down a breast or chute in an anthracite mine. <i>CFR, 4 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:05, 12 November 2020 diff hist +342 N Battery starterCreated page with "In anthracite and bituminous coal mining, one who charges and sets off explosives in large lumps of coal or where these lumps have accumulated and blocked the flow of coal dow..." current
  • 16:05, 12 November 2020 diff hist +206 N Battery oreCreated page with "A type of manganese ore, generally a pure crystalline manganese dioxide (pyrolusite or nsutite), that is suitable for use in dry cells. <i>AGI </i> Source: Dictionary of Min..." current
  • 16:05, 12 November 2020 diff hist +108 N Battery of ovensCreated page with "A row or group of ovens for making coke from coal. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:04, 12 November 2020 diff hist +181 N Battery of holesCreated page with "A number of charges, in drill holes, fired simultaneously with an electric current. Also called multiple shot. <i>Fay </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related..." current
  • 16:04, 12 November 2020 diff hist +84 N Battery charging stationCreated page with "See: locomotive garage Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:03, 12 November 2020 diff hist +1,563 N BatteryCreated page with "# See: blasting machine; exploder. <i>Nelson </i> # A number of similar machines or similar pieces of equipment placed side by side on a single or separate base and by me..." current
  • 16:03, 12 November 2020 diff hist +112 N Battered setCreated page with "A set of mine timbers in which the posts are inclined. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:03, 12 November 2020 diff hist +137 N Batter levelCreated page with "An instrument for measuring inclination from the vertical. <i>Standard, 2 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 16:02, 12 November 2020 diff hist +162 N Batter boardsCreated page with "Horizontal boards placed to mark a line and a grade of a proposed building or slope. <i>Nichols, 1 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:55, 12 November 2020 diff hist +380 N BatterCreated page with "# Recessing or sloping a wall back in successive courses; opposite of corbel. <i>ACSG, 1 </i> # A paste of clay or loam. <i>Webster 2nd </i> # The inward slope from bottom t..." current
  • 15:54, 12 November 2020 diff hist +529 N BattenCreated page with "# A strip of wood used for nailing across two other pieces (as to hold them together or to cover a crack). <i>Webster 3rd </i> # A piece of square-sawn converted timber, betw..." current
  • 15:54, 12 November 2020 diff hist +107 N BatingCreated page with "Eng. Lowering a drift or road. See also: bate Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:54, 12 November 2020 diff hist +225 N BathyvesselCreated page with "In oceanography, a ship (as a submarine or bathysphere) designed for exploration of or navigation in water far below the surface of a sea or lake. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source..." current
  • 15:54, 12 November 2020 diff hist +115 N BathythermosphereCreated page with "In oceanography, a bathythermograph. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:53, 12 November 2020 diff hist +403 N BathythermographCreated page with "An instrument, which may be lowered into the sea from a vessel at anchor or underway, to record temperature as a function of depth. The temperature-sensing device is a Bourdon..." current
  • 15:53, 12 November 2020 diff hist +138 N BathythermogramCreated page with "In oceanography, a record obtained with a bathythermograph. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:53, 12 November 2020 diff hist +125 N BathysystemCreated page with "A coined word for a permanent sea floor installation. <i>Hunt </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:53, 12 November 2020 diff hist +331 N BathysphereCreated page with "In oceanography, a spherical diving apparatus, made large enough to contain two people and instruments; capable of resisting tremendous pressure, and therefore of descending t..." current
  • 15:53, 12 November 2020 diff hist +180 N BathysophicalCreated page with "In oceanography, of or relating to a knowledge of the depths of the sea or of the things found there. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related..." current
  • 15:53, 12 November 2020 diff hist +235 N BathysmalCreated page with "In oceanography, of or relating to the bottom of the deeper parts of the sea, esp. those parts between 100 fathoms (183 m) and 1,000 (1,830 m) fathoms deep. <i>Webster 3rd </..." current
  • 15:52, 12 November 2020 diff hist +263 N BathyscapheCreated page with "In oceanography, a navigable submersible ship that is used for deep-sea exploration, has a spherical watertight cabin attached to its underside, and uses gasoline and shot for..." current
  • 15:52, 12 November 2020 diff hist +248 N BathypelagicCreated page with "In oceanography, of, relating to, or living in the deeper waters of the ocean, esp. those several hundred feet below the surface--distinguished from abyssal and pelagic. <i>W..." current
  • 15:52, 12 November 2020 diff hist +148 N BathyorographicalCreated page with "In oceanography, of or relating to ocean depths and mountain heights. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:52, 12 November 2020 diff hist +212 N BathymetryCreated page with "In oceanography, the measurement of depths of water in oceans, seas, and lakes; also, the information derived from such measurements. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary..." current
  • 15:52, 12 November 2020 diff hist +78 N BathymetricalCreated page with "See: bathymetric Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:51, 12 November 2020 diff hist +74 N Bathymetric contourCreated page with "See: isobath Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:51, 12 November 2020 diff hist +146 N Bathymetric chartCreated page with "Chart showing depths of water by means of contour lines or by color shading. <i>Hy </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:51, 12 November 2020 diff hist +343 N BathymetricCreated page with "# Relating to the measurement of depths of water in oceans, seas, and lakes. Syn: bathymetrical # Relating to the contour of the bottoms of oceans, seas, and lakes. <i>We..." current
  • 15:50, 12 November 2020 diff hist +261 N BathymeterCreated page with "This instrument measures temperature, pressure, and sound velocity to depths up to 7 miles (11.2 km). The device is completely transistorized and uses frequency modulation for..." current
  • 15:50, 12 November 2020 diff hist +76 N BathylithCreated page with "See: batholith Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:50, 12 November 2020 diff hist +146 N BathygramCreated page with "In oceanography, a record obtained from sonic sounding instruments. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:50, 12 November 2020 diff hist +179 N BathyconductographCreated page with "A device to measure the electrical conductivity of seawater at various depths from a moving ship. Abbrev. bc. <i>Hy </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related T..." current
  • 15:49, 12 November 2020 diff hist +158 N BathyclinographCreated page with "In oceanography, an instrument for measuring vertical currents in the deep sea. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:49, 12 November 2020 diff hist +233 N Bathyal zoneCreated page with "In oceanography, the slope from the continental shelf at 100 fathoms (183 m) to the abyssal zone at 1,000 fathoms (1,830 m). Also called bathyal district. <i>Webster 3rd </i>..." current
  • 15:49, 12 November 2020 diff hist +388 N BathyalCreated page with "# Pertaining to the benthonic environment on the continental slope, ranging in depth from 200 to 2,000 m. <i>AGI </i> # Pertaining to the bottom and overlying waters between..." current
  • 15:48, 12 November 2020 diff hist +76 Batholithcurrent
  • 15:48, 12 November 2020 diff hist +258 N BatholithCreated page with "A discordant pluton that increases in size downward, has no determinable floor, and shows an area of surface exposure exceeding 100 km<sup>2</sup>. Source: Leet, L. D..."
  • 15:47, 12 November 2020 diff hist +80 N Batch feederCreated page with "See: batch charger Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:47, 12 November 2020 diff hist +137 N Batch chargerCreated page with "A mechanical device for introducing batch to the furnace. Syn: batch feeder Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:47, 12 November 2020 diff hist +144 N BatchCreated page with "A quantity of material destined for or produced by one operation. <i>Webster 3rd </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:46, 12 November 2020 diff hist +139 N BastoniteCreated page with "A greenish-brown mica that is closely related to phlogopite. <i>Standard, 2 </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:46, 12 November 2020 diff hist +410 N BastnasiteCreated page with "A greasy, wax-yellow to reddish-brown weakly radioactive mineral, (Ce,La)(CO<sub>3</sub> )F , most commonly found in contact zones, less often in pegmatites; found associated..." current
  • 15:46, 12 November 2020 diff hist +117 N BastnaesiteCreated page with "Alternate spelling of bastnaesite. See also: bastnasite Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:46, 12 November 2020 diff hist +367 N BastiteCreated page with "An olive-green, blackish-green, or brownish variety of serpentine mineral resulting from the alteration of orthorhombic pyroxene (esp. enstatite), occurring as foliated masses..." current
  • 15:46, 12 November 2020 diff hist +79 N Bastard shaleCreated page with "See: cannel shale Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:45, 12 November 2020 diff hist +171 N Bastard quartzCreated page with "# See: bull quartz # A round or spherical boulder of quartz embedded in soft or decomposed rock. <i>AGI </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:45, 12 November 2020 diff hist +268 N Bastard ganisterCreated page with "A silica rock having the superficial appearance of a true ganister but characterized by more interstitial matter, a greater variability of texture, and often an incomplete sec..." current
  • 15:45, 12 November 2020 diff hist +118 N Bastard freestoneCreated page with "Any inferior or impure rock; the Inferior Oolite, Bath, U.K. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:29, 12 November 2020 diff hist +74 N Bastard emeraldCreated page with "See: peridot Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:29, 12 November 2020 diff hist +118 N Bastard caukCreated page with "Inferior barite; Derbyshire lead mines, U.K. <i>Arkell </i> Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:29, 12 November 2020 diff hist +155 N Bastard asbestosCreated page with "Miners' term for picrolite (antigorite), a mineral associated in places with chrysotile asbestos. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms" current
  • 15:27, 12 November 2020 diff hist +438 N BastardCreated page with "# Said of an inferior or impure rock or mineral, or of an ore deposit that contains a high proportion of noncommercial material. <i>AGI </i> # Said of any metal or ore that g..." current
  • 15:21, 12 November 2020 diff hist +189 N BassetiteCreated page with "A yellow monoclinic mineral, Fe(UO<sub>2</sub> )<sub>2</sub> (PO<sub>4</sub> )<sub>2</sub> .8H<sub>2</sub> O ; meta-autunite group. Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and..." current

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