“CrossCut” was “Word of the Week”, for the fourth week of 2022. “Word of the Week” is a weekly publication on this website. The word of the week also gets explained more in-depth, during the weekly show “What’s Cheap”.
According to “Iron Miners”, “CrossCut” is simply horizontal opening (tunnel) driven from a shaft and/or near right angles to the strike of a vein or other orebody.
I don’t know how to better explain it than this, so here’s a picture I found on ironminers.com
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