dry ore

noun

Definition of dry ore

: an ore valuable for gold or silver but containing little lead and much silica and so requiring additions of lead and fluxes for successful treatment

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“Dry ore.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20ore. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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