Mining Methods at Torbrit Silver Mine

CIM Bulletin, 1951


THE purpose of this paper is to give a brief, general outline of mining practices at Torbrit Silver mine. The geology of the mine is touched on as it is felt that a rough picture -0f the geology will result in a clearer understanding of the mining methods employed. The main part of the paper deals with mining methods and a section is included on haulage. Development practice is mentioned only briefly.
Keywords: Alice Arm, barite, ore, stope, tungsten carbide, Mine, Mines, mining, Ore, Ores, stope, stopes