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M. When persons were convicted of manslaughter in England, they were formerly marked with this letter on the brawn of the thumb.
     2. This letter is sometimes put on the face of treasury notes of the United States, and signifies that the treasury note bears interest at the rate of one mill per centum, and not one per centum interest. 13 Peters, 176.

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High grade primary ore occurs along two N-S trending zones, showing values higher that 100 g/t in grab samples, garimpeiro mill feed and mill tailings.
In the Dona Maria pit, geological mapping has shown that, besides the N-S trending vein, there are several other mineralized veins of different directions, indicating the potential for large tonnage.