Rock means the body of consolidated or partially consolidated material composed of minerals at or below the land surface. Rock includes bedrock and partially weathered rock that is hard and cannot be dug with hand tools. The upper boundary of rock is "saprolite," "soil," or the land surface.
River means a flowing body of water or a portion or tributary of a flowing body of water, including streams, creeks, or impoundments and small lakes thereon.
Gold means elemental gold having an atomic weight of 196.967 and the chemical element symbol of Au, whether found by itself or in combination with its alloys or any other metal.
Edge of any water means the outer edge of the water's bankfull width or, where applicable, the outer edge of the associated channel migration zone.
Slope means the inclination of a surface expressed as one unit of rise or fall for so many horizontal units;
borehole means a hole sunk into the earth for the purpose of locating, abstracting or using subterranean water and includes a spring;
Surface mining means mining by removing the overburden lying above the natural deposits and excavating directly from the natural deposits exposed, or by excavating directly from deposits lying exposed in their natural state, and shall include dredge operations conducted in or on natural or artificially created waterways within the state.
ore means any rock soil or alluvium bearing diamonds mined from mining leases granted pursuant to this Agreement;
Sediment means solid material, mineral or organic, that is in suspension, is being transported, or has been moved from its site of origin by air, water or gravity as a product of erosion.
Flare means a vendor-provided informational sign that, at a minimum, displays the prize structure, the serial number of the sleeve in play, the odds of winning a prize, and the price of the ticket. (3-26-08)
tailings means waste material resulting from the bene- ficiation of crushed ore at a concentrator.
Nematode means invertebrate animals of the phylum nemathelminthes, and class nematoda, i.e., unsegmented round worms with elongated, fusiform, or saclike bodies covered with cuticle, and inhabiting soil, water, plants, or plant parts, may also be called nemas or eelworms.
Bulkhead means an airtight structure separating the working chamber from free air or from another chamber under a lower pressure than the working pressure;
Spoil means excavated material which is unsuitable for use as material in the construction works or is material which is surplus to the requirements of the construction works;
Ash means all species of the genus Fraxinus.
mineralization means the concentration of metals and their chemical compounds within a body of rock;
Basin means a groundwater basin or subbasin identified and defined in Bulletin 118 or as modified pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 10722).
foreshore means the shore of the sea, channels or creeks, that is alternately covered and uncovered by the sea at the highest or lowest tides;
Mill means the steel rolling mill or mills to be erected on the works site.
impermeable surface means a surface or pavement constructed and maintained to a standard sufficient to prevent the transmission of liquids beyond the pavement surface, and should be read in conjunction with the term “sealed drainage system” (below).
GATS means the General Agreement on Trade in Services in Annex 1B to the WTO Agreement;
Topsoil means those horizons in a soil profile, commonly known as the “O” and the “A” horizons, containing organic material and includes deposits of partially decomposed organic matter such as peat;
Reservoir means a porous and permeable underground formation containing a natural accumulation of producible oil or gas that is confined by impermeable rock or water barriers and is individual and separate from other reservoirs.
Mining means the mining, extracting, producing, handling, milling or other processing of Products.
Silver means elemental silver having an atomic weight of 107.869 and the chemical element symbol of Ag, whether found by itself or in combination with its alloys or any other metal.
Spring means a source of water where an aquifer comes in contact with the ground surface.