Letter "B"

Brazilian craton

BRAZILIAN CRATON, the South American tectonic plate, is the ancient craton, mainly with the pre-Cambrian basement, which is occupying almost whole extra-Andean part of the South America continent.

Brazilian nickel-bearing province

BRAZILIAN NICKEL-BEARING PROVINCE is the group of the nickel deposits within Brazil, within the Goias, Minas Gerais, Piauí, and São Paulo states.

Bowen (large syncline)

BOWEN, Large syncline, is one of the largest mineral coal basins within Australia, at the south-east of the Queensland state. The area is approximately 75 thousand square kilometres.

Bowen, Norman

BOWEN, Norman Levy is the American petrographer.

Boling

BOLING is one of the oldest enterprises within the USA for the extraction of sulfur, within the Texas state.

Botogol deposit

BOTOGOL DEPOSIT of graphite is situated within the central part of the eastern Sayan mountains, on the top of the Botogol bare stony mountain within the Buryat Autonomous Republic.

Borukaev, Ramazan Aslanbekovich

BORUKAEV, Ramazan Aslanbekovich is the Soviet geologist, the academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR (1954).

Bort

BORT is the variety of diamond.

Borovichi combined enterprise for the production of refractories

BOROVICHI COMBINED ENTERPRISE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF REFRACTORIES named after Vladimir Lenin is the enterprise of the Ministry for the ferrous metallurgy of the USSR for the extraction of the refractory raw materials...

Boron ores

BORON ORES are the natural mineral formations, which are containing boron within such compounds and concentrations, at which their industrial usage is technically possible, and economically feasible.

Bornite

BORNITE, peacock ore, variegated copper ore (has been named after the Austrian mineralogist Ignaz von Born) is mineral, the complex sulphide of copper and iron, Cu5FeS4.

Borkut

BORKUT is the mercury deposit on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR (Transcarpathia).

Borisenko, Konstantin Stepanovich

BORISENKO, Konstantin Stepanovich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the mining science, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR (1961).

Boreskov, Mikhail Matveevich

BORESKOV, Mikhail Matveevich is the Russian military engineer, specialist in the field of the explosive mine craft and of the military electrical engineering, lieutenant-general.

Borborema

BORBOREMA is the region with skarnous deposits of the ores of tungsten and rare-metallic pegmatites at the north-east of Brazil.

Boracite

BORACITE is mineral, see the "Natural borates" article.

Boron (chemical element)

BORON, B (from the Latin word "Borum"), is the chemical element of the group III of the periodic table by Mendeleev, the atomic number is 5, the atomic mass is 10.811.

Bor (copper ore region)

BOR is the copper ore region within Yugoslavia.

Bonchev, Ekim Stefanov

BONCHEV, Ekim Stefanov is the Bulgarian geologist, the academician of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1961; the corresponding member since the 1947).

Bonneville

BONNEVILLE is the region of extraction of the potassium salts within the USA, within the Utah, Idaho, and Nevada states.

Bong

BONG is the iron ore combined enterprise on the base of the Bong Range deposit of the iron ores within Liberia, the Salala district.

Bonao

BONAO is the nickel-bearing ore field within the Dominican Republic. It includes large deposits of silicate nickel ores, namely, Loma de la Peguera, and El Seibo.

Big syncline

BIG SYNCLINE is the coal basin within Australia, see the "Bowen" article.

Bolivar

BOLIVAR is the group of the petroleum fields within Venezuela (9 in total), including the 3 giant fields, namely: Tijuana, Bachaquero, and Lagunillas.

Bolgozhin, Shabdan Abdul Gaparovich

BOLGOZHIN, Shabdan Abdul Gaparovich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the mining science, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR (1975).

Bauxites

BAUXITES are the aluminium ore, which is consisting mainly of the aluminium hydroxides, iron oxides and hydroxides, and clayish minerals.

Bocca

BOCCA is the orifice at the bottom of the crater or on the outer slope of the volcano, from where proceed the effusions of the lava, the ejections of the ash or other products of the eruption.

Bokiy, Boris Ivanovich

BOKIY, Boris Ivanovich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the mining science, the tenured professor (1914).

Bokiy, Boris Vyacheslavovich

BOKIY, Boris Vyacheslavovich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the mining science, professor (1954), Honoured Scientist and Engineer of the Russian Federation (1959).

Bodaybo gold deposit

BODAYBO GOLD DEPOSIT is situated within the basin of the Bodaybo river, within the eastern Siberia.

Boghead

BOGHEAD is the coal of the class of the fossil coals (sapropelites), which have formed themselves mainly as the result of the metamorphosis of the remains from the simplest animals and plant organisms.

"Bogoslovsk" group

"BOGOSLOVSK" GROUP of the iron ore deposits is situated within the Sverdlovsk province of the Russian Federation, on the eastern slope of the Northern Ural mountains.

Bogomolov, Gerasim Vasilievich

BOGOMOLOV, Gerasim Vasilievich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the geology and hydrogeology, the academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Byelorussian SSR (1960).

Bogolyubov, Boris Petrovich

BOGOLYUBOV, Boris Petrovich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the mining science, the Doctor of the Technical Sciences (1950), the Honoured Scientist of the Russian Federation (1961).

Bohdanowicz, Karol

BOHDANOWICZ, Karol is the Polish geologist, the academician of the Polish Academy of Sciences (1945; the corresponding member since the 1932).

Bogdanov, Evgeny Ivanovich

BOGDANOV, Evgeny Ivanovich is the Soviet scientist in the field of the mining science, the corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1981).

"Bogatyr"

"BOGATYR" is the open pit coal mine of the "Ekibastuzugol" productive consortium, the largest one within the world. It is situated at the distance of 130 kilometres from the Pavlodar city of the Kazakh SSR.

Bogala

BOGALA is the deposit of graphite at the south-west of Sri Lanka. It is confined to the Highland series of the Archean gneisses (biotite-hornblende, garnet, pyroxene) and crystalline schists.

Bean-shaped formations

BEAN-SHAPED FORMATIONS are the natural mineral formations (concretions), with the ellipsoidal or spherical shape, with the size from 1 millimetre to 3 centimetres.

Block-kit construction

BLOCK-KIT CONSTRUCTION is the set of the mutually associated technological, technical, and organizational techniques for the creation and usage of the block (BU) devices and block-kit (BKU) devices.

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