The "Henwife" finds "light wheats or tailings the best grain for daily use, and next to that barley."
In this case provision should be made for tailings, dams, or slime pits.
Then, later, the area was covered over by tailings from the mine, leaving only the horizontal pipe.
For every reason, the tailings should be kept as low as possible.
If silver is contained in the ore, it is found among the tailings in the filter, in a chloride which is insoluble in water.
Refuse material from quartz, hydraulic or other mines is known as tailings.
While they still wandered about, talking of "tailings" and "nuggets," they were startled by the peal of a bell.
I don't want nothing to work up the tailings of my mine, me!
So all of value is saved, and the worthless "tailings" go to the dump.
It terminated at what was obviously a great mound of "tailings."