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3 edition of Prospecting for uranium. found in the catalog.

Prospecting for uranium.

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

Prospecting for uranium.

by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Uranium ores.,
  • Prospecting.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPublished by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission and the U. S. Geological Survey.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN271.U7 U6 1951
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 129 p.
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6127301M
    LC Control Number52060140
    OCLC/WorldCa2889271

    The era of uranium prospectors you mention was really the 50's and 60's. The Mount Painter and Radium Hill deposits had been found as early as but the interest in them prior to WW2 was for radium rather than uranium. You can read about the early prospectors (Greenwood and Smith) who found these deposits in Reg Sprigg's book (Geology is Fun).   Several uranium mills operated in our region and the Atomic Energy Commission was headquartered in Grand Junction. Hundreds of uranium mines were located in western Colorado and eastern Utah. Proctor () was an expert in the field of uranium prospecting and he was well-suited to write a book on how to find the highly valuable ore.

    “And yet with that bleak horizon before her eyes, Katerina had said the first problem was the uranium. All the children dying. It came to that: women and their children. Even women and the children who did not belong to them. It was the only force in the world resisting the centrifugal destructive rage of men.”.   Jason nearly took a job with a uranium company in , during uranium’s latest price increase, but decided the industry was too fickle. ln , the price of U3O8 reached a high of nearly $

    It contained a cloud chamber, a spinthariscope (a simple device for watching atoms decay), an electroscope, and a Geiger counter, as well as a page instruction book Author: Allison Marsh. This set came with three small jars of uranium ore, a pure beta source (Ru), a gamma source (Zn), a Spinthariscope, a Wilson cloud chamber with its own short-lived alpha source (Po), an electroscope, a Model U Ferret Geiger-Mueller Counter, a Gilbert Atomic Energy Manual, a Dagwood Splits the Atom comic book, and the Prospecting for Uranium manual.


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