float ore

noun

Definition of float ore

: ore so finely divided as to be held in suspension by water for prolonged periods resulting in loss of mineral during refining or in movement of ore by water to considerable distances from its point of origin

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“Float ore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/float%20ore. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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