Definition of Champion lode

1. Noun. The main vein of ore in a deposit.

Exact synonyms: Mother Lode
Generic synonyms: Load, Lode



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Champion Lode

champerties
champertor
champertors
champertous
champerty
champeta
champfrein
champfreins
champian
champians
champignon
champignons
champing
champion
champion-elect
champion lode (current term)
championed
championess
championesses
championing
championless
champions
champions-elect
championship
championships
champleve
champleves
champs
champurrado
chams

Literary usage of Champion lode

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1. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1902)
"North of the Balaghat none of the off-shoots of the champion lode have as yet been proved payable although trial pits have been sunk to test them on the ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"... Smyth appropriately calls " that grand champion lode ... and is favoured with a continuation of the Great champion lode at ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1894)
"This remarkable lode intersects both the gneiss and limestone in the east part of the mine, bearing almost parallel with the champion lode and dipping east. ..."

4. The Gold Mines of the World by James Herbert Curle (1905)
"The reefs of the Kolar field are :— (1) The "Champion" lode, on which the richest mines ... The mines on the "Champion" lode are the Mysore, Champion Reef, ..."

5. Bulletin by Mysore Geologists' Association (1918)
"The ore is exposed in prospect holes for a distance of 40 feet along the strike of the vein. 15. champion lode (Pennington and Smith), ..."

6. The Gold Mines of the World (2d Ed., 1902): Written After an Inspection of by James Herbert Curle (1902)
"It is, I think, quite certain that the main or 'Champion' lode is a fissure The'Cham- vein. Although in places considerably cut up by dykes and faults, ..."

7. Page's Engineering Weekly (1904)
"This is particularly noticeable in the case of the champion lode on the ... (4) That the champion lode, which occurs on the east central portion of the belt ..."

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