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noun 
  1. (mining) The earthy waste substances occurring in metallic ore.
    Quotations
    • 1995: Thus the percentage recovery of metal from the ore was much higher than in the primitive process where the semi-vitrified and half-smelted ore are typically rich in prills of copper and copper minerals. — Paul T. Craddock, Early Metal Mining and Production, page 147.
Translations: 
  • French: gangue
  • German: Gang , Gangart
  • Spanish: ganga , blancarte

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