from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of eluvium: formed by wind-drift or atmospheric weathering: as, eluvial accumulations.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to eluvium.


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  • There is also a third type of gold deposit known as eluvial which is formed of weathered material derived from gold-bearing bedrock.

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  • Agonis spp. dominate shrublands on eluvial and alluvial deposits.

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  • The A horizon of these soils normally has an eluvial layer that has the color of more or less quartz sand.


  • Most of the small scale mining activities share common visible similarities with respect to mining and gold recovery methods either from alluvial, eluvial or reef gold deposits which are referred to as primary ores

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  • The beach has an eluvial shore at the particular coast where Janis and Jack most often went.

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  • The first objective of the agreement is to develop eluvial gold production from the El Torno property in northern Argentina.

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  • Test work on the eluvial deposits will be carried out at the start of the field season in

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  • "Alluvial/eluvial gold is the basis of our ethical production strategy and we believe that the deposits available to Soltera potentially possess all the characteristics that will provide us with a further development," said Giuseppe Colaiacovo, CEO of Goldlake Group.

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  • Test work on the main open-pit and underground targets will commence at the same time as that on the surface eluvial material.

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  • A - predominatly mineral horizon that is mixed with humified organic material (an eluvial horizon, i.e. a source of organic material, clay, and cations to lower horizons).

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