from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as core, 2 .


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  • "Kriging" is a statistical technique used to interpolate data from, among other things, natural gas field drill-core samples, and is named after a South African pioneer in the field of geostatistics,

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  • These holes were drilled from east to west into the higher grade core of the Porcupine Target to test new structural information developed from oriented drill-core studies conducted in late 2009.

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  • The gold mine actually exists, an impressive one kilometre tunnel with railway that cost several million pounds to build and develop together with all the sample drill-core and test results that are vital to prove an economic resource.

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  •  Geological logging of drill-core and RC included records of lithology, alteration, magnetic susceptibility, structural data and sulphide mineralogy.

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  • All relevant drill-core has been logged, sampled and submitted for assay, with assay results awaited for 9 holes.

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  • "Imagine our surprise to discover not only a fossil bloom of bacteria that make iron-oxide magnets within their cells, but also an entirely unknown set of organisms that grew magnetic crystals to giant sizes," said Caltech postdoctoral scholar Timothy Raub, who collected the samples from an International Ocean Drilling Program drill-core storehouse at Rutgers University in New Jersey.


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