Definition of orebody in English:


Syllabification: ore·bod·y
Pronunciation: /ˈôrˌbädē


  • A connected mass of ore in a mine or suitable for mining.
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    • The only raw material that the plant will be using is the ore mined from the Skorpion orebody.
    • Mining operations on these orebodies were carried on for more than a decade.
    • The following descriptive mineralogy is based on a study of specimens in private collections that represent all of the orebodies that have been mined to date.

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