Cross lode

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cross lode (Mining) a vein intersecting the true or principal lode.
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Usage

In literature:

Leavenworth gulch was crossed by dozens of lodes of gold-bearing quartz, generally running in a north-easterly and south-westerly direction.
"A Gold Hunter's Experience" by Chalkley J. Hambleton
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