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study of the radioactive minerals of the uraniferous conglomerate, Blind River area.

Joseph Edmund Patchett

study of the radioactive minerals of the uraniferous conglomerate, Blind River area.

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

  • Mines and mineral resources -- Ontario -- Blind River,
  • Radioactive substances

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 leaves.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18881868M

    This belt, commonly referred to as the Quirke Lake trough, is about nine miles wide and contains a thickness of about 5, feet of Proterozoic strata in its central part. All of the important uranium deposits discovered to date in the Blind River area, with the exception of Pronto, are in this sector.

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study of the radioactive minerals of the uraniferous conglomerate, Blind River area. by Joseph Edmund Patchett Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the present study inhomogeneous, partly uraniferous leucoxene/rutile aggregates and brannerite grains from the Elliot Lake area, Canada, and the Pongola This observation accords with the fact that U−Ti phases are second only to uraninite as the most important uranium minerals in Precambrian by: 8.

Large volumes of pyritic quartz-pebble conglomerate in the Elliot Lake district of Ontario contain at leasttonnes U3O8 recoverable at a grade of Cited study of the radioactive minerals of the uraniferous conglomerate Paleoproterozoic quartz-pebble conglomerate type uranium mineralisation in Mankarhachua area, Angul district, Orissa taken from Keban Lake as a sample study area.

The point cumulative semi. Ecka's 4 research works with 22 citations and 1, reads, including: Gold, silver and platinum group of elements mineralization in Precambrian uraniferous quartz-pebble conglomerates of.

A preliminary account of the mineralogy and genesis of the uraniferous conglomerate of the Blind River, Ontario. thesis, University of Toronto, type airborne gamma-ray spectrometer survey of the Blind River-Elliot Lake area, Ontario. Pap. geol. Surv. and isotopic composition of some gangue minerals from the uranium deposits Cited by: 3.

Uraniferous conglomerate at and near the base of the Huronian Supergroup was derived from paleosol which developed over uraniferous Archean granite. A modified-placer hypothesis explains the origin and distribution of the heavy minerals, i.e., brannerite, uraninite, monazite, and coffinite.

minerals (Fig,(14a,14b,15a,15b,16a,16b) and monazite grains (Fig,(5,6) support these analytical results. IOG quartzites with which QPC are associated are non-radioactive as indicated by scintillometer investigation of the area (Kumar et al., ). Petrographic study indicates pebble composition of QPC dominated by mainly white.

IAEA classification of uranium deposits The IAEA classification is a combination between the IAEA classification used in the Red Book since and the Dahlkamp (, ) classifications: 15 main types of deposits, 36 sub-types and 14 classes have been retained.

Introduction. Sediment-hosted uranium deposits rank among the world's most important uranium mineralization mined so far (Tilsley, ).Uranium mineralization in sedimentary rocks is commonly Blind River area.

book into several major genetic types such as the quartz-pebble conglomerate mineralization (QPC type), unconformity-related uranium mineralization, sandstone-hosted uranium mineralization. Based on results of field investigations for the National Uranium Resource Evaluation program and on in-depth literature review, no exposed Precambrian terranes in the conterminous United States and Alaska appear favorable for paleoplacer uranium deposits of the type found in the Witwatersrand.

These occurrences of transported radioactive minerals are not in themselves economic but can be used as indicators of possibly economic mineralization at the junction of the dyke and the basal Mississagi sediments. All ore bodies in the Elliot Like-Blind River area have been located in the basal Mississagi sediments.

Krsdioactive Sedi. Patchett's paper was entitied, "A Study of the Radioactive Minerals of the uraniferous conglomerate, Blind River Area." He did his work under professor w.

Nuffield and Professor w. Moorhouse at the university of roronto (Toronto, ontario, canada). The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. --Carbonized wood fragments and vegetal material are relatively abundant in the Shinarump conglomerate.

Many of these carbonized remains, especially the charcoal fragments, are highly uraniferous, and may suggest a favorable area for subsurface prospecting.

Other outcrops containing carbonized wood are not radioactive. Channel filling. include economic uranium deposits, uranium occurrences and or radioactive anomalies. The Archean rocks which form the back bone of African craton have a good potentiality for hosting unconformity related uranium - type deposit.

The Pan-African Granites and the associated acidic volcanics are favor rocks for including vein type uranium resources. Subject of the book is Uranium and its migration in aquatic environments. The following subjects are emphasised: Uranium mining, Phosphate mining, mine closure and remediation, Uranium in groundwater and in bedrock, biogeochemistry of Uranium, environmental behavior, and modeling.

Particular results from the leading edge of international. Radioactive minerals can be identified with special instruments that detect radiation.

The device used to measure this is the Geiger counter. Electric charges develop in a Geiger counter when it is placed near radioactive material; this can measure the presence and intensity of radiation. Thirty-five occurrences of radioactive rocks had been reported from Nevada prior to Twenty-five of these had been investigated by personnel of the U.

Geological Surveyor of the U. Atomic Energy Commission. Of those investigated, uranium minerals were identified at 13 sites; two sites contained a thorium mineral (monazite); the source of radioactivity on nine properties was not.

T his chapter contains a brief description of the wide variety of geological settings that host uranium deposits worldwide, and then a more specific description of known uranium occurrences in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This latter section also notes the exploration status and a first-order indication of the exploitation potential of existing uranium resources in Virginia.

Radioactive decay in mineral shows that two half-lives has elapsed, giving an age of approximately billion years.

Using Table as a reference, what is the correct radioactive. Valorification of the natural capital from the former uraniferous mining area situated in the Romanian Carpathians.

Study Case: The Natural Park of Gradistea de Munte – Cioclovina Dan Bujor Nica, Dragos Curelea, Liliana Ciobanu, Alexandru Petrescu.

From remediation to long-term monitoring - The concept of key monitoring points at WISMUT. Descriptions of uranium mineral deposits in other ancient conglomerates, e.g.

in the Huronian of Blind River, Ontario, show many similarities to the deposits in the Witwatersrand and W. Transvaal. The "total rock" approach to age measurements (proposed by ScHKErNEK, ) may also have important applications in the study of these deposits.

The ore zone outcrops at the north end of the property and reaches a depth of feet at the south end. In the vicinity of the deposit are a series of conglomerate horizons called the Upper Reef and the A Reef. In the A Reef, ore occurs as lenses of uraniferous quartz-pebble conglomerate.

radioactive parent atoms in the earth are steadily disappearing, being replaced by stable daughters at a constant and predictable rate rates of decay: half-live can be expressed as the time it takes for half of a population of parent atoms to decay to daughter atoms: a "half-life".

showing channels and occurrences of uraniferous rocks, San Rafael Swell, Utah. Structure contour map of the San Rafael Swell, Utah. Geologic map and section of the Delta mine area, San Rafael Swell, Utah. Geologic strip map of the Chinle Formation and enclosing units, southwest flank of the San Rafael Swell, Emery.

In general this book is good as an Introduction to radioactive minerals. It covers the formation, localities and the minerals itself. It is thus quite broad, and the only book of which I know that covers the wordlwide occurence of uranium and thorium s: Radioactivity in minerals are caused by the inclusion of naturally-occurring radioactive elements in the mineral's composition.

The degree of radioactivity is dependent on the concentration and isotope present in the mineral. For the most part, minerals that contain potassium (K), uranium (U), and thorium (Th) are radioactive. Subject:GEOLOGY Course:ENERGY RESOURCES AND MINERAL EXPLORATIONS Keyword: SWAYAMPRABHA. MS Book and Mineral Company Geologic Catalog of Canada: Home Page: E.

/ KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD AREA (A DETAILED STUDY OF THE CENTRAL ZONE AND VICINITY), ONTARIO, Toronto,cl[2], pages, 23 PETROLOGY, AND GENESIS OF THE ELLIOTT GROUP, BLIND RIVER, ONTARIO, including the Uraniferous Conglomerate, Ottawa,pb, pages, Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

RADIOACTIVE MINERAL OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA BY LARRY J. GARSIDE MACKAY SCHOOL OF MINES (Kings River) area. 58 Other Humboldt County occurrences study of mineral commodities by the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. It attempts to bring together previously.

Information on the mineral property Radioactivity. Radioactivity is an attribute of minerals that contain radioactive elements. Radioactive elements are elements that contain disintegrating nuclei, emitting alpha rays, beta rays, and gamma m and thorium are the best known radioactive elements.

• Sandstone & conglomerate are sedimentary products of weathering, erosion, deposition & cementation, similar to shale. Unlike shale, they seldom have a high content of radioactive minerals when deposited.

However, they are much more porous and permeable & often host U & Th minerals deposited by groundwater.

Many major. Potassium (% of all potassium) with a half-life of billion years. Since there is so little of this isotope compared to stable Potassium potassium minerals are not considered radioactive (although they all are, to a tiny degree). That means that essentially all radioactive minerals contain either uranium or thorium.

Alteration of uraniferous and native copper concretions in the Permian mudrocks of [Littleham Cove, near Budleigh Salterton] south Devon, United Kingdom: A natural analogue study of the corrosion of copper canisters and radiolysis effects in a repository for spent nuclear fuel.

By A. Milodowski, M. Styles, M. Horstwood and S. Technical Note ORP/LV RADIOACTIVITY IN SELECTED MINERAL EXTRACTION INDUSTRIES A LITERATURE REVIEW James D. Bliss* November U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Radiation Programs Las Vegas Facility Las Vegas, Nevada *Now with the U.S.

Geological Survey, National Center, Reston, VA The U.S. government was, at the same time, purchasing quantities of radioactive minerals (mostly Uraninite) from the famous mine at Shinkolobwe and other mining districts in Zaire. Untold numbers of fine examples of Uraninite and other uranium-bearing ore minerals were undoubtedly destroyed in the course of processing the ores from these.

Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology Editor Prof. Broder J. Merkel TU Bergakademie Freiberg Valorification of the natural capital from the former uraniferous mining area situated in the Romanian Carpathians.

Study Case: The Natural First results from a case study in a dolomitic gold mining area. Uraniferous sandstone deposits commonly resulted when uranium in groundwater precipitated in reducing environments caused by degradation of ancient wood and organic debris.

However, the mineralogy of uranium in fossil wood has received relatively little study. Previous microscopic observations of petrified wood from a few uranium mines have demonstrated that uranium in fossil.

Radioactive minerals are also critically important as our source of nuclear energy. Understanding them is crucial to the safe disposal of radioactive waste.

This book provides a systematic overview of the mineralogy of uranium and thorium-bearing minerals, generously illustrated with nearly color photos and electron micrographs of. MICROSCOPIC STUDIES OF URANIFEROUS COAL DEPOSITS By James M. Schopf and Ralph J. Gray This report concerns work done on behalf of the U.

S. Atomic Energy Commission and is published with the permission of the Commission. Washington, D. C., Free on application to the Geological Survey, Washing D. C.a mineral containing natural radioactive elements (long-lived isotopes of the radioactive series of U, U, and Th) in amounts considerably exceeding their average content in the earth’s crust.

There are about known radioactive minerals that contain uranium, thorium, or both elements; radium minerals have not been reliably established.The following is a non-exhaustive list of minerals containing radioactive isotopes of elements such as mainly.

uranium;; thorium;; potassium.; These minerals emit alpha, beta and gamma ionising radiations, as well as radioactive gases such as radon and thoron. Appropriate precautions should be taken by collectors to store their specimens, especially to avoid inhaling radon gas.