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Capitalization

A financial term used to describe the determined of a company’s value by multiplying the number of outstanding shares by its current stock market price

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Caldera

A caldera is a large depression formed at the apex of a volcano

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Cage

A large steel box on a conveyor used to transport personnel, tools, and ore between the depth of a mine and the surface.

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Catch pit

A recess in the floor of a mine designed to prevent the leakage of minerals.

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Cambrian

The oldest system into which the Paleozoic rock is classified

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Catalyst

A substance introduced to a reaction to modify the characteristics of the reaction

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Caliche

A sedimentary ore of secondary accumulation and not unlike a natural cement, it is usually mined for heavy minerals, occurs as reddish-brown to beige or even white calcareous material.