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Download our PDF of Gold Mining Terms. adit – a horizontal or nearly horizontal underground passage coming to the surface at one end of a mine. alluvial – of or pertaining to alluvium alluvial soil. alluvium – a deposit of sand, mud, etc., formed by flowing water. assay – to analyze (an ore, alloy, etc.) in order to determine the proportion of gold, silver, or other metal in it.Bullion Gold, silver uncoined, pure refined metal. Cage Elevator to lower and hoist ore cars, men and materials. Chute An opening used to pass ore into mine cars. Claim Land held by a prospector or mining company for the purpose of mineral exploration. The holder of a claim is generally granted rights to the land in exchange for an agreement.