Estimation of the Average Value of Gold Ore

THE estimation of the average value of gold ore involves many considerations, among them the correct sampling of the deposit, the dilution by waste, and the loss of high-grade fines . It is a common experience that, after all these factors have been evaluated, adjustment of the assays is necessary before satisfactory agreement between the calculated mine grade and the mill heads is obtained. In fact, at many mines the latter correction overshadows all others in the preparation of routine estimates.
Keywords: arithmetic, assays, Hollinger Consolidared Gold Mines, samples, STOPE., Assays, Calculations, Frequency, Grade, Mill heads, Mine, Mines, mining, Value
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