Uranium—Geology and applications
Uranium was originally put to use in nuclear weapons, bringing about an end to World War II. Since that time uranium has become a valued commodity for its use in nuclear power generation, and many other aspects of society. Facts, uses, and history are presented.
Gregory, R.W.; Wyoming State Geological Survey
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Author(s):Gregory, R.W.; Jones, R.W.; Cottingham, K.D.; Wyoming State Geological SurveyDate Issued:2010Uranium mining in Wyoming began in the early 1950s and to date has produced more than 210 million pound of uranium concentrate, known as yellowcake. Uranium mines and their production as of 2010 are mapped and listed, along ...
Off site and boundary external radiation exposures from the Cotter Uranium Mill located in Cañon City, Colorado Author(s):Townsend, AmandaDate Issued:2017Format:born digital; masters thesesAlthough many of the uranium mills in the United States have been decommissioned, the mill tailings remain and can pose health threats to those living nearby. Many studies have been done showing the relationship between ...
Alteration and mineral paragenesis of the McArthur River and Fox Lake uranium deposits, Athabasca Basin: a new model for the formation of unconformity-related uranium deposits Author(s):DeDecker, JohnDate Issued:2019Format:born digital; doctoral dissertationsThe McArthur River uranium mine in the Athabasca Basin, Canada, hosts the largest high-grade uranium deposit in the world, accounting for 12% of global uranium production in 2015. McArthur River is a Proterozoic ...