Tailings definition

Tailings means waste material resulting from the bene- ficiation of crushed ore at a concentrator.
Tailings means material rejected from a mill after most of the valuable minerals have been extracted.
Tailings means material rejected from a mill after most of the valuable minerals have been extracted. “tonne” means a metric tonne and has the weight of 1,000 kg or 2,204.6 pounds.

Examples of Tailings in a sentence

  • The resource estimate for the Elsa Tailings has an effective date of April 22, 2010, and is supported by the technical report dated June 16, 2010 entitled “Mineral Resource Estimation, Elsa Tailings Project, Yukon, Canada”.

  • Elsa Tailings project – 50 grams per tonne silver cut-off assuming $17.00 per ounce silver and $1,000 per ounce gold.

  • Tailings ponds shall be dewatered to the extent necessary to provide an adequate foundation for the approved post-mining use.

  • Tailings should be disposed of in a manner that no active maintenance is required to preserve conditions of the site.

  • The mineral resource estimate for the Elsa Tailings has an effective date of April 22, 2010 and is supported by the technical report dated June 16, 2010 entitled “Mineral Resource Estimation, Elsa Tailings Project, Yukon, Canada”.


More Definitions of Tailings

Tailings means material rejected from the mill after the recoverable valuable minerals have been extracted;
Tailings means the remaining portion of a metal-bearing ore after some or all of such metal, such as ura- nium, has been extracted.
Tailings means the waste solids or slurries that remain after the treatment of minerals by separation processes (e.g. crushing, grinding, size-sorting, flotation and other physico- chemical techniques) to remove the valuable minerals from the less valuable rock;
Tailings means finely ground material remaining from ore when metal is removed.
Tailings means material that has been mined, processed, and disposed of on the Settling Defendant’s Property.
Tailings means waste materials that have been placed in a confined waste or storage basin.
Tailings means finely ground waste rock from which valuable minerals or metals have been extracted