Definitions for "Stope"
A horizontal working forming one of a series, the working faces of which present the appearance of a flight of steps.
To excavate in the form of stopes.
Stepped; gone; advanced.
Keywords:  cavern, fissure, fault, removed, vein
a cavern, sometimes many miles under the earth, where high grade ore has been removed
Cavity created by removal or ore.
Spaces created in the rock where the vein is removed. Stoping is the process of removing the ore vein. Vein Vertical or nearly vertical fissure or fault in rock filled with mineral.
Keywords:  blasted, uranium, noun, nuclear, fuel
(Noun) The place where the rock was blasted and loaded Uranium: (Noun) Used to fuel nuclear power plants responsible for producing electricity, in the 1950s
Keywords:  rubbish, fill, space, worked, ore
To fill in with rubbish, as a space from which the ore has been worked out.
collection of room and pillars typically 50m x 80m