Definition of yellow ground in English:

yellow ground

Line breaks: yel¦low ground

noun

[mass noun] Geology
  • Kimberlite that is exposed at the surface and has become yellow as a result of atmospheric oxidation.
    More example sentences
    • Quarry operations at the PPC Limeacres limestone mine revealed a small kimberlite pipe, allowing a good view of yellow ground.
    • This type of deposit is called eluvium and is commonly known as "yellow ground" in mining terms.
    • It is mined from a matrix of weathered clay-like rock (kimberlite) called "yellow ground."

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