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  • n. Alternative form of hanging wall.

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Examples

  • "While the company continues to assess the situation, it appears that a weak volcanic rock unit in the hangingwall of the Goldex deposit has failed," Agnico said in a statement.

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  • Of the three holes, TU-10-1 is believed to have most completely crossed the core of the vein zone while holes TU-10-2 and TU-10-3 are thought to have been collared closer to the hangingwall and footwall respectively.

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  • Significant intercepts below the hangingwall structure included estimated true width finds of 4 metres at 4.87 g/t Au, 6 metres at 4.9 g/t Au, and 3.5 metres at 7.5 g/t Au.

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  • Drilling and mapping has shown high grade gold is associated with strongly sheared and sericite-hematite altered porphyry; with stock works of extensional quartz veins and sheared contacts with the hangingwall rocks.

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  • In addition, excavation of the drill pad in the underground adit on the El Dorado vein has demonstrated that the mineralized zone extends well into the hangingwall as evidenced by the discovery of an additional high grade vein containing 189.0 g/t gold within a 6.0 m wide zone of mineralization (previously reported March 4, 2010).

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  • The continuous miner was preferred due to lower operating costs even though dilution of the ore can be as high as 20% if all of the copper-bearing sequence should be mined; in the mine plan presented, hangingwall dilution is minimized in the early years in order to maintain higher grades.

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  • The intersection of 8.46 g/t Au over 1.37 m in Hole IKD-39 is a parallel zone in the hangingwall of the main zone.

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  • At depth, this hangingwall zone becomes more copper - and zinc-dominant and the molybdenum grades decrease.

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  • Drilling and mapping has shown high grade Au is associated with strongly sheared and sericite-hematite altered porphyry; with stock works of extensional quartz veins and sheared contacts with the hangingwall rocks.

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  • Unplanned dilution includes for dilution from the footwall and hangingwall.

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