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Mining for coal is something that is widely known, but did you know that diamonds, uranium, copper, and other non-renewable natural resources are also mined? There are two types of mining; surface and subsurface. Questions about the methods and types of mining, what ores are mined, and related questions should be asked in this category.

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It varies with the spot price of precious metals. Right now it is about $21.
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The denudation of the soil cover and subsequent washing down is described as soil erosion. The processes of soil formation and erosion, go on simultaneously and generally there is a balance between the two. Sometimes, this balance is disturbed due to human activities like deforestation, over-grazing…
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Answer The lowest hourly rates are usually earned by waiters and waitresses. These are among only a few jobs where employers can legally pay less than the minimum wage. I believe the current minimum for wait staff is about $2.50 per hour. Of course, a good waiter can bring home more than $100 per…
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Answer You as an employee have the right to move to any company you wish. If a company has a union, you become a member of the union when you start working. You can also join a union where you work right now if you want to be a union member.
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How to Get Gold Out of Rocks Here are opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: Crush the rock to a sand-like consistency, then heat the sand past the melting point of gold. If it's real gold it will settle to the bottom. If it's fools' gold it will turn to iron and hydrogen sulfide gas and make a big…
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Deforestation (logging) of area to create the mine and roads to transport the mined products. That can result in loss of wildlife and or extinction of species. Chemicals and/or vapours that are produced in smelting get placed in the atmosphere. Not to mention all the resources like metal, electricit…
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It's possible that diamonds were discovered in India as long ago as 6,000 years.Without documentation, it might be difficult to settle on a precise year in which diamonds were first mined.Initially, it's understandable that diamonds were found far from their point of origin, having been washed into …
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Open-pit mining is generally less expensive in terms of exploration, development, equipment and operation. Typically, when a recovery operation is developed as an open-pit mine, the valuable mineral deposit is closer to the surface. Also, because it is open-pit, the scale of economy applies, meaning…
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Silver is extracted electrolytically by either the Moebius process, the Balbach-Thum process, or the Parkers process.
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they may use the forest for agrofestry for food or interception of water to reduce the amount of flooding in an area
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Subsurface mining is very dangerous. Surface Mining is way way WAY! better. Subsurface mining makes you go down dirty places and pick up stuff. It cost a lot for materials and safety equipment. GO SURFACE BABY
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Answer To relate a traditional proverb: Ui mai koe ki ahau he aha te mea nui o te ao, Māku e kī atu he tangata, he tangata, he tangata. This is Maori for "Ask me what is the greatest thing in the world, I will reply: it is people, it is people, it is people." Another answer: The worlds most valuab…
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The Antarctic Treaty preserves the continent of Antarctica and the earth south of 60 degrees South Latitude, for science. Since military activities would not add to scientific study, nor would mineral mining, both are prohibited there.
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its when you mine cole :)
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(The entire word will not display in either the question box or answer unless a hyphen is used.) It is a lung disease, similar to 'black lung' usually acquired by miners. It is caused by extremely microscopic silica getting into the lungs. Literally the word means: 'a lung disease caused by the inh…
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The salt broke up ancient African empires because the people with gold traded with the people that had salt,so the people in between could charge the people with gold money.
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You use the end of a hammer to pull the gold out of the wall
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Native copper can be found in alluvial deposits, granitic and basaltic rock. The biggest ores of copper are the minerals chalcopyrite and malachite. Copper is mined throughout the world and the open pit mines created are the largest man-made excavations in the world. The top copper mining countries …
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Section 8 Call the Housing and Urban Development(HUD) department of your city hall or go back to the same place you applied. If you already applied, were accepted and have applied for an apartment, the property manager or managment co of that building can find out for you. In particular case th…
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The federal minimum wage in the United States is $7.25 an hour, but the rate varies from state to state, with Washington requiring $8.55 an hour, Georgia requiring only $5.15, and several states not having any regulations on minimum wage. http://www.dol.gov/whd/minwage/america.htm
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Beryl is Beryllium Aluminum Silicate. It can be quite valuable. Green beryl is called Emerald Blue/greenish blue is called Aquamarine. Yellow is called Golden Beyl. Red/pink is called Morganite Beryl is also vavluable industrially as a source of Beryllium for use in the manufacture of alloys.
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The Landmine Survivors Network estimates that there are 110 million landmines buried worldwide. http://www.landminesurvivors.org/what_landmines.php
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One method is the flame test. For somebody not in a laboratory setting, you can usually figure out what type of metal something is generally with just a magnet! +++ That is hardly helpful beyond sorting scrap! All it does is indicate the metal is magnetic - principally iron and steels with the exc…
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Pyrite will usually break along crystal faces so it tends to be very blocky looking like tiny dice. Gold will look either rounded or sometimes flat. If the grains are large enuf to see with a good magnifying glass that is the easiest way.Fools Gold - or pyrite is quite brittle - gold is quite sofy a…
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Search Google Images for uncircumcised penis and circumcised penis. Uncircumcised men have their penis head covered with the foreskin when they are not erect while on circumcised the glans is always exposed.
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Gold or even Copper!!
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Advantages: Surface mining is safer Surface mining is cheaper, Surface mining is faster Disadvantages: Destroys the landscape Destroys natural habitat
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Advantages: It has tremendous power compared to just about any other energy source. One cup of petroleum can move a vehicle full of people for ten minutes at high speed. It is easy to distribute detergents fertilisers/pesticides makeup CD coating food additives dyes plasters medicine (acetylsalicyl…
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Because they leave lasting damage to the environment, including aquifers where people get their water. For example, there is a mine in the Santa Rita mountains where mining ended, the owners traded the land for others...and the creek water is ORANGE.
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The largest and most modern iron mining operation in the world is located in Kiruna, Sweden. (in Lapland) The largest mine in probable ore reserves is the open pit Carajás Mine in Para, Northern Brazil, holding an estimated 7.2 billion tons of iron. The ground below the Carajás National Forest co…
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I don't know which company's, but we thing of all needed and are looking for invest in mines in the world , we have a chance to explore some mines in Africa and we need a joe venture with one serious company email luis.penisga@hotmail.com
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Probably USA, Japan and South Korea.
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The advantages are that it is number one, a hedge against a falling currency, like the U.S. dollar. It has a history of over 5,000 years as money. It is no one's liability. It is durable and that is why it has lasted centuries as money and if the current fiat money system collapsed, would be used as…
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Atoms... As basic science will teach you, the strength of every material is based on how its atoms are aligned - in a gas they can freely float, in a liquid they are touching but can move and in a solid they are compacted together. In Diamonds, the atoms are so closely packed together, so it is a …
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Diamond is the hardest - 10 on the Moh's scale.
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Haiti The Republic of Haiti is located in the Caribbean basin (which, geographically, is part of North America), in the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. The Caribbean basin is near to Central America (East side). Hispaniola is …
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quartz is found in all of the countrys including the us.
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Answer It can be found almost everywhere in soil and rock, in rivers and oceans. Traces of uranium are even found in food and human tissue. However, concentrated uranium ores are found in just a few places, usually in hard rock or sandstone. Uranium deposits are found all over the world. Th…
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Saruca A Saruca is a style of Gem and Mineral Concentrator screen used in the prospecting and mining of Gemstones and Minerals. A round screen (flat or concave) used to remove mud and dirt from Gemstone and Mineral Ore, and concentrate the remaining material so that the Gemstones and Minerals may be…
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Pyrite can form in a myriad of different crystal habits. Primary pyrite habits such as framboid, colloform and spheroidal textures are those most often associated with growth in soft sediments. Cubes and the more characteristic forms are associated with increased P-T conditions and recrystallisat…
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Graphite as with diamond, is one of the allotrope's of carbon. However, unlike diamond, graphite is an electrical conductor and a semi-metal. It is also considered the most stable form of carbon under 'standard conditions', therefore, it is often used in thermo-chemistry as the standard for definin…
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Answer Mining Syndicate: An association of companies or group of investors formed to develop or operate a mine or to explore for minerals. The term "mining syndicate" is largely historic. Mining syndicates were common in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and were most often formed to provi…
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Slate is found in Brazil, United States, Africa, Spain, and China.
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Iron ore is mined in many places around the world. South America, Australia, and Asia have some of the largest iron ore mines.
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On his estate at Mayslake, Oak Lake, Illinois. He died of a heart attack while fox hunting at Mayslake at the age of 63 on 27 August 1922.
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Mining has a big effect on the environment. It creates air pollution, deforestation, water pollution, and it endangers animals.
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The advantages of the primary sector is that it provides direct employment opportunities to people in a given economy.
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Sure there is. Check out Wikipedia entry for the town of Schefferville. It is an iron ore mining town and it sure it North. That said, there is probably not as much mining activity in Quebec as in the rest of northern Canada but that will probably change with time as commodity prices surge and deman…
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Answer Chalcopyrite is in the sulfide mineral group.
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Important diamond cutting centres are situated in a number of countries around the world, including Belgium (Antwerp), Israel (Tel Aviv), the USA (New York), South Africa (Johannesburg), China and Russia. However, India currently cuts 90% of the world supply of diamonds, making it a prominent diamo…
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Quartz is used in the making of sandpaper, optics, glass, liquid filters, circuit boards, computer components, cement , mortar, and jewelry. Quartz crystals are also piezoelectric meaning when an electrical current passes through them they vibrate a small amount. Time can be measured from the vibra…
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Galena Days WeekendThe Galena Birthday Celebration is sponsored by the Galena Volunteer Fire Department. For the past several years, it has been a four day celebration, beginning on a Wednesday evening and ending on the first Saturday of June. Since 2012, the celebration has only been three days lon…
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Answer Huge. I don't know the exact sizes, but they are very large. Take a look at pictures of the bulk carriers that are used on the Great Lakes. (I see them every day!)
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I don't know, but there are pretty tall ones in Picher, Oklahoma(a ghost town).
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they either use one of the folowing types: gamma, beta, alpha depending on the type of place they want to search. they send out the waves and if the signal they receive changes e.g. less signal coming in to the receptor then they know that something is located there and they dig it up to check. the…
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on the internet.google,blackle.
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Alternative sources of energy  Red Dwarf does the extended run to the outer planets, it is one of the medium haul vessels collecting various minerals in the form of ores from the moons of Uranus and Neptune primarily. Much of its mining equipment takes the form of rock blasters and ore-scoops,…
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I believe you are referring to "Formica". This is just one of many brand names for plastic laminate. This plastic laminate or "Formica" can be used on either counters, cabinets, wall panels, etc. It sounds like you are wanting a simple cabinet made. Call your local casework or custom cabinet shop. …
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Galena is commonly mined from sulfide deposits containing more than one mineral, often in combination with for instance Sphalerite. The most common method of excavation is Cut-and-fill mining Underground.
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Gemstones are mainly found by volcanoes, because they are formed below the crust, and the volcano pushes them to or near the surface. Gemstones can be found in any part of the world, though, but the real question is whether you are willing to dig for them and/or get lucky.
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ANSWER: Its called a shaft, whether it is a horizontal or vertical opening. Answer An adit.
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Mining starts in Nevada in 1849 with the discovery of gold in a stream of Carson River.
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There are no major impact on the environment and Bye
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Amethyst is found the world over, and is found in pegmatites and geodes.
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They are located under the ground indifferent places of England
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This depends upon the type of mine and who manages it. There is no restriction on young children entering mines owned personally. Many, but not all, companies that conduct tours underground will set an age limit.
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In China there are many stone crusher manufacturers, for example Shanghai Sanme and Zenith Mining and Construction. There are other stone crusher companies around the world, including Seppi, Williams Crusher, and Sandvik Mining. Many manufacturers produce jaw crushers, impact crushers, cone crushe…
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Peru is a country located in South America. It has many major industries including mining. The exact age of San Genaro mine is unknown.
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Basically making a site suitable for humans to be able to live/work/play on it without fear of coming into contact with hazardous substances. Usually remediation is completed then the site will be developed on ie houses or some sort of building will be built on there.
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yes its owned by Richard branson. started off as record shops has branched out into mobile networks trains planes, and i actually have some virgin knickers
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Once gold was discovered in an area, miners rushed to stake a claim to a piece of land to work on. Where gold was present in the beds of creeks or rivers, miners used the panning method to wash gravel until only the heavier gold remained. A similar, better method was to use a rocking cradle to separ…
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Data Warehousing is the process of unifying data from multiple data sources under a single unified schema. A data warehouse is a subject-oriented, integrated, time-variant and non-volatile collection of data in support of management's decision making process.
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Limestone Uses: Used as aggregate or base for roads and foundations.Used in the purification of molten glass.Used to remove impurities from molten iron.Used as filler and abrasive in toothpastes.Used in the production of Portland cement.Used as an aggregate in concrete.Used as a soil conditioner fo…
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Contact Between Granite and Sandstone This is a nonconformity. the contact is between an igneous and sedimentary rock formation. Granite should be on the bottom and sandstone on top, If this is not the case then some type of over-turning has taken place. The depositional envornment allowed sand t…
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Yes. Iron is found underground in the form of iron ore which is mined. But I think you should already know this by now.
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It is very probable that the Australian authorities take the necessary measures to protect the environment and the people.
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Yes. Platinum is more dense than gold. Elemental platinum is 21.45 g/mL vs 19.3 g/mL (in standard conditions). Note that the difference is even more pronounced in jewelry because gold and platinum are mixed with other metals to form alloys: 950 (95%) platinum is typically around 20.1 g/mL, while je…
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sometimes when we are drilling we need to use drilling fluid which are mixture of two phase like oil and gas or water and oil. In such case the fluid which is running outside is known as continuous phase of drilling fluid.
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China produces the most goods imported by other nations, followed by Germany and the United States. It is also the most populated country so it has to produce as much as it can to take care of the people.
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No, his father was just an admirer of Marcus Daly. No blood relation.
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It is like silver and gold but it is harder and thicker but is still a silver colour!
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The Underworld.Another answer may be AVERNO
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Iron is a type of metal nimrod.
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once, oakland It is a very rare occurrence to see a position player come in to pitch and would happen only when it is late in the game and the team is so far behind that the manager decides he doesn't want to use anymore pitchers. --this has actually happened quite often. When a team is losing b…
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1. Newcrest 2. Bemax3. Iluka4. Coca Cola 5. General motors 6. Newscorp7. Rio Tonto8. the AFL9. Facebook10. Bhp boobies
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After being quarried it can be "roasted" in a revolving cylindrical "oven" to produce cement. Cement is in concrete and mortar, so the limestone has helped the construction of buildings and bridges. Indeed during the last World War there were even boats made from concrete. Limestone itself can be us…
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Most Expensive Water Bottle The World´s Most Expensive Bottle Water is "Acqua Di Cristallo, Tributo a Modigliani" This bottle is on international auction in order to get the Guinness World Record for the Most Expensive Water Bottle, the auction start on $27,500 USD on 4 March 2010. Also has a bot…
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The Cullinan I, also called Star of Africa, weighing 530 carats.
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With heavy equipment, explosives, and crushing machinery.
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See the related link for a photo.Like Many metals it has alot to do with the geology of the ground where it is found, such as gold which can be black (oro preto) ect. If it is in crystal form it is in cube shaped, elongated cubed shape, cluster of cube shaped crystals connected. In bigger pieces it …
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See the links below for charts of each element's abundance in the crust of the Earth.
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one form of modernization is industrialization. Industries need natural resources to operate, to generate and produce something. after that, they also pollute the air, water, soil with the emission, resulting from the production process.
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About £70,000 a year, it can go higher depending on good you are and if you have a high reputation.
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