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PIPE, Eng. laid. The name of a roll in the exchequer otherwise called the Great Roll. A measure containing two hogsheads; one hundred and twenty-six gallons is also called a pipe.

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He and Violaine Sautter of the University of South Paris in Orsay collected the rocks from an extinct volcanic pipe called the Jagersfontein kimberlite, about 230 km southeast of Kimberley, South Africa.
For the past four years, Slack has been working a small backhoe, mostly by himself, in a three-acre pit about 60 kilometres northwest of Sudbury, excavating calcium carbonate rock from a large volcanic pipe near Fox Lake.
Caption: A graphical representation of the Albany graphite deposit consisting of two adjacent volcanic pipes containing an indicated resource of 24 million tonnes grading 3.98 per cent Cg and 17 million inferred tonnes grading 2.64 per cent Cg for a total of 1.5 million tonnes of graphitic carbon.