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Stopes

(stōps), Marie Carmichael 1880-1958.
British social reformer who opened England's first birth control clinic (1924) in London and later promoted family planning in east Asia.
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In the simulation process, it is found that the stability of the stope after the third step is the worst.
With the advance of heading face, the hanging space of stope continuously increases, to a certain degree, the overlying strata start to break from bottom to top, which forms the breaking arch [8-10].
Using a stoping dilution at 10% at zero grade and a stope recovery of 80% mining studies estimated an extraction of 65% of this resource or 878,000 tonnes @ 7.95g/t Au (224,000 ounces) from development and stoping.
VCR stope layout is standard in all mining areas with a stope span of 23 m and a 7 m wide rib pillar.
Stope 45-13-0 produced lustrous disphenoids ([less than] 1 mm) intimately associated with sphalerite on gemmy clear quartz crystals.
The company expects to have five stopes in production on that level by the end of the fiscal year, which closes out on April 30.
Boart Longyear already has over 30 of its new generation stope drill rigs operating in the platinum and chrome mines of southern Africa.
In massive open stoping areas, the sub-outcrop of the reefs coincides with reduced waste middling between the reefs, and this package of multiple, steep reefs lends itself to the creation of a large massive open stope. The stope shape has unsupported sloped sidewalls to improve safety and to channel the broken rock into the trough drive below.