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polymetallic

Line breaks: poly|met¦al¦lic
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪmɛˈtɑlɪk
 
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Definition of polymetallic in English:

adjective

chiefly Geology
Containing or involving several metals or their ores: the mining of polymetallic sulphides a quartz vein with polymetallic mineralization
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  • These include a marcasite-calcite stage, found in fractures up to a few hundred metres away from breccia bodies, and the main polymetallic marcasite-sphalerite-galena-calcite mineralization.
  • The samples were chosen to be representative of the mineralization found throughout the core and the inclusions analysed were from calcite texturally associated with polymetallic mineralization.
  • These metals are typically won from polymetallic ores rich in sulfosalts.

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