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PREFERRED TERM
02gangue
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

SOURCE
  • Glossary of Geology. 5th Edition, AGI - online

URI
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/cgi/earth-resource-material-role/gangue
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