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prospecting

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  • Prospecting is the first stage of the geological analysis (second - exploration) of a territory; physical search for minerals, fossils, precious metals or mineral specimens, and is also known as fossicking.
  • Prospecting is a small-scale form of mineral exploration which is an organised, large scale effort undertaken by commercial mineral companies to find commercially viable ore deposits.
  • Prospecting is physical labour, involving traversing (traditionally on foot or on horseback), panning, sifting and outcrop investigation, looking for signs of mineralisation.
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      Meaning of prospecting for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "prospecting" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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