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PREFERRED TERM
sluicing  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Concentrating heavy minerals, e.g., gold or cassiterite, by washing unconsolidated material through boxes (sluices) equipped with riffles that trap the heavier minerals on the floor of the box.
DESCRIPTION
  • Concentrating heavy minerals, e.g., gold or cassiterite, by washing unconsolidated material through boxes (sluices) equipped with riffles that trap the heavier minerals on the floor of the box.
IDENTIFIER
  • sluicing
TITLE
  • sluicing
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/MiningActivityTypeValue/sluicing
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Mining Activity Type