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1. EDITORIAL. Welcome to the first edition of Gold Net Australia Online Magazine. This edition is provided FREE.Through this medium we will bring to you, a wide range of interesting articles, data, general interest stories, anecdotes, and historical facts that relate to Australian Gold.
A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.
Results available to date indicate that gold and silver mineralization from the Tonopah project are amenable to recovery by cyanide leaching. Test work has been completed on both fully oxidized and sulfide samples, with little difference noted in recoveries.
Gold became highly concentrated in California, United States as the result of global forces operating over hundreds of millions of years. Volcanoes, tectonic plates and erosion all combined to concentrate billions of dollars' worth of gold in the mountains of California.
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Back — The roof or upper part in any underground mining cavity. Backfill — Mine waste or rock used to support the roof after coal removal. Barren — Said of rock or vein material containing no minerals of value, and of strata without coal, or containing coal in seams too thin to be workable.