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PREFERRED TERM
01gangue  
TYPE
  • rdfs:Resource

DEFINITION
  • The valueless rock or mineral aggregates in an ore; that part of an ore that is not economically desirable but cannot be avoided in mining. It is separated from the ore minerals during concentration. (this is material that has been processed to remove some economic product)
SOURCE
  • Glossary of Geology. 5th Edition, AGI - online
URI
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/raw-material-role/gangue
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