uraninite


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a mineral consisting of uranium oxide and trace amounts of radium and thorium and polonium and lead and helium

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A program of metallurgical studies is recommended to determine what proportion of the uranium is contained in uraninite versus apatite (a phosphorus-bearing mineral) and whether the uranium is separable from the phosphorus.
Occasional blebs of uraninite mineralization were found within biotite
The UIC Technical Report states that the host of known mineralization, uraninite and coffinite, is sandstone deposits within the Westwater Canyon Member of the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation.
Mina FA[c] consists of primary uranium deposits of pitchblende, uraninite and coffinite and belongs to the fracture and breccia style of uranium mineralization.
The other associated hydrothermal minerals are epidore, titanite, chlorite, muscovite, tourmaline, and minor amounts of opaque minerals such as sphalerite, chalcopyrite, uraninite, and autunite.
Uranium dioxide or uranium(IV) oxide (UO2), also known as urania or uranous oxide, is an oxide of uranium, and is a black, radioactive, crystalline powder that naturally occurs in the mineral uraninite.
Uraninite is the only primary uranium mineral identified in mineralogical studies to-date and is therefore similar to the INCA deposit and is expected to be compatible with the process proposed for the Omahola Project.
Uranium minerals in unoxidized formations are primarily uraninite and coffinite while oxidized formations mainly contain uranium vanadates such as carnotite, tyuyamunite and metatyuyamunite.
In Peru, Argentina, and Southwest Ecuador we are evaluating several significant carnotite and Uraninite group mineral deposits.
GLOSSARY Definitive a comprehensive study of a deposit in which all geological, Feasibility engineering, operating, economic and other relevant factors Study are considered in sufficient detail for it to reasonably serve as the basis for a final decision by a financial institution to finance the development of the deposit for mineral production U(3)O(8) Triuranium octaoxide uranium heavy silvery-white metallic element found in several minerals, notably uraninite and carnotite The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.
Uranium mineralization is predominantly hosted within and spatially related to a grey-red-brown, crenulated garnetiferous biotite schist unit with uranium mineralization occurring in the form of uraninite.
GLOSSARY Definitive Feasibility Study a comprehensive study of a deposit in which all geological, engineering, operating, economic and other relevant factors are considered in sufficient detail for it to reasonably serve as the basis for a final decision by a financial institution to finance the development of the deposit for mineral production U(3)O(8) Triuranium octaoxide uranium heavy silvery-white metallic element found in several minerals, notably uraninite and carnotite The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.