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Gang

An organized group (often rather small) of persons with a common identity. The term is usually used to describe organized crime groups, especially those run by racial and ethnic minorities. As with most organized crime groups, gangs have symbols, rituals and are generally involved in drug trafficking and other illegal activities. Gangs and other organized crime groups pose a significant and persistent problem for law enforcement. See also: RICO.
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1970) showed that S isotope ratios supported the idea that ore and gangue elements had diffused from the country rock.
Following approval of the project from the provincial government, the Company will invest the funds required to increase production capacity of the mines after consolidation and will also provide the funds necessary to construct the coal gangue power plant.
Virginia, and Alabama and mineral samples from Florida, Canada, and Brazil and found it very efficient in depressing gangue minerals to produce a higher quality end product.
A preliminary characterization of the mode of occurrence of various valuable rare-earth minerals as well as the gangue minerals in the mineralized material has been accomplished and the studies were curtailed do to the lack of additional sample material.
Gerstley borate also contains gangue (pronounced 'gang') or 'tramp' material, often found as small black/brown specks in the raw material, causing blistering and pin-holing in a fired glaze.
The REEs deposit at Dotson Ridge has a zebra stripe configuration, which houses high-grade material in a dark band of granite and then light bands of gangue material (non-REE waste rock).
Preliminary petrology from surface samples indicates silver is contained in the matrix gangue as Embolite/Chlorargyrite, a silver halide.
Both the historical and recent Besra metallurgical test work on the Jugan ore deposit have demonstrated that the majority of the gold is associated with arsenopyrite and pyrite with the remaining gold present in silicious gangue material.
Un jugement non encore libere de sa gangue, toujours loge dans les limbes des emois labyrinthiques.
Reconnaissant l'apport des religions anciennes dans l'activite missionnaire, les soeurs appellent desormais a <<depouiller le christianisme de sa gangue occidentale (66)>>.
ores are complex assemblages of mineral phases, some being economically valuable and others being considered as uneconomic, gangue material or even as penalties.