mining

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mining town in southern Wales Aberdare
impoverished coal mining area in the Appalachian Mountains (from Pennsylvania to North Carolina) Appalachia
town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper Butte
British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford Cecil J. Rhodes , Cecil John Rhodes , Cecil Rhodes , Rhodes
rock drill having cruciform cutting edges; used in mining cross bit
city in north central Mexico; mining center Durango , Victoria de Durango
city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville Elisabethville , Lubumbashi
(mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore fathom , fthm
particles and flakes (and sometimes small nuggets) of gold obtained in placer mining gold dust
United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905) Guggenheim , Meyer Guggenheim
iron bucket used for hoisting in wells or mining kibble
city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing Kimberley
excavation consisting of a vertical or sloping passageway for finding or mining ore or for ventilating a mine mineshaft
branch of economic geology that deals with the applications of geology to mining mining geology
mining of ore or coal from an open mine opencast mining , strip mining
industrial city in northwestern Czech Republic in the Moravian lowlands; located in the coal mining area of Silesia Ostrava
mining valuable minerals from a placer by washing or dredging placer mining
(economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale production
major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany Ruhr , Ruhr Valley
pile of waste matter from coal mining etc slagheap
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