Wilfley table

noun
Wil·fley table | \ˈwilflē-\

Definition of Wilfley table 

: a sand table that separates heavy mineral particles from lighter gangue by means of longitudinal riffles impeding the downward flow and a horizontal reciprocating motion carrying the heavy particles off the end of the table — compare shaking table

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after Wilfley, its inventor

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