hydraulicking


hydraulicking

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  • Hydraulic mining — Hydraulic mining, or hydraulicking, is a form of mining that employs water to dislodge rock material or move sediment. Previously, the use of a large volume of water had been developed by the Romans to remove overburden and then gold bearing… …   Wikipedia

  • hydraulic mining — placer mining using a pressurized stream of water. Also called hydraulicking /huy draw li king, drol i king/. [1855 60, Amer.] * * *       use of a powerful jet of water to dislodge minerals present in unconsolidated material, including mine… …   Universalium

  • hydraulic mining — noun : mining by the action of powerful jets of water compare placer mining * * * placer mining using a pressurized stream of water. Also called hydraulicking /huy draw li king, drol i king/. [1855 60, Amer.] * * * hydraulic mining noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • California Gold Rush — The California Gold Rush (1848 ndash;1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was discovered by James Marshall at Sutter s Mill in Coloma, California. [E] vents from January 1848 through December 1855 [are] generally acknowledged as the Gold… …   Wikipedia

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  • Placer mining — (pronounced plass er ) refers to the mining of alluvial deposits for minerals. This may be done by open pit (also called open cast mining) or by various forms of tunneling into ancient riverbeds. Excavation may be accomplished using water… …   Wikipedia

  • Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park — The impact of the mining is still visible to this day. Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park belongs to the California State Historic Park system, a part of the California Department of Parks and Recreation. Malakoff Diggins is the site of… …   Wikipedia

  • Clearwater River (British Columbia) — Clearwater River and Osprey Falls at outlet of Clearwater Lake The Clearwater River is the largest tributary of the North Thompson River, joining it at the community of Clearwater, British Columbia. The Clearwater rises from glaciers in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gold in California — became highly concentrated there as the result of global forces operating over hundreds of millions of years. Volcanoes, tectonic plates and erosion all combined to concentrate billions of dollars worth of gold in the mountains of California.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ruee vers l'or en Californie — Ruée vers l or en Californie « Un nouveau superbe clipper partant pour San Francisco », publicité pour le voyage vers la Californie publiée à New York dans les années 1850. La ruée vers l’or en Californie est une période d environ huit… …   Wikipédia en Français