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minable

[mahy-nuh-buh l] /ˈmaɪ nə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being mined, especially profitably.
Also, mineable.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; mine2 + -able
Related forms
unminable, adjective
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  • The current high level of coal production is rapidly depleting easily minable coal reserves.
  • Although the thickness of a coal seam will vary, minable seams generally are continuous over large areas.
  • It was found that five of the deposits contain large magnesite blocks with sufficient chemical purity to be minable.
  • In some areas, housing development was adjacent to minable lands.

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