Stoping is a process accommodating the ascent of magmatic bodies from their sources in the mantle or lower crust to the surface. The theory was independently developed by Canadian geologist Reginald Aldworth Daly and American geologist Joseph Barrell. The process involves the mechanical disintegrat...
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Stop'ing noun (Mining) The act of excavating in the form of stopes.
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<chemical> The act of excavating in the form of stopes. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stope • (n.) The act of excavating in the form of stopes.
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in mining engineering, the opening of large underground rooms, or stopes, by the excavation of ore. Stoping is practiced in underground mineral ... [1 related articles]
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[mining method] Stoping is the removal of the wanted ore from an underground mine leaving behind an open space known as a stope. Stoping is used when the country rock is sufficiently strong not to cave into the stope, although in most cases artificial support is also provided. As mining prog...
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