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Uranium content of ground and surface waters in a part of the central Great Plains

Edwin R. Landis

Uranium content of ground and surface waters in a part of the central Great Plains

by Edwin R. Landis

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrogeological surveys -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • Uranium ores -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • Groundwater -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • Water -- Composition -- High Plains (U.S.),
  • Geology -- High Plains (U.S.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. R. Landis.
    SeriesContributions to the geology of uranium, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1087-G
    ContributionsU.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 223-258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22967350M

    Uranium-bearing coal in the central part of the Great Divide Basin Bulletin A By: G.N. Pipiringos. The central part of the Llano region is an oval topographic basin composed mainly of Precambrian rocks surrounded by highlands of more resistant Paleozoic and Mesozoic sedimentary rocks (Fig. 1). Paleozoic sedimentary units occur in the central portion of the basin as erosional remnants and downfaulted blocks (Freed, ).

    Mining of minerals is essential for our day-to-day life so is the groundwater. Mother Earth is the custodian of these two essential commodities, and both are part and parcel of sustainable living for human beings. This chapter of book focuses on the need, quantity, quality, and management of groundwater encountered in mines, from where extraction of minerals takes : Abhay Kumar Soni.   The uranium in the Southern High Plains region occurs in a type of rock formation called calcrete. The formations described in the USGS report are the first uranium-bearing calcrete deposits.

    Jaitu is in the northwestern region of India and is a part of the Indo-Gangetic alluvial plains which in a macro regional context forms a part of great Satluj Ganga plain. The exact cartographic co-ordinates of Jaitu are 30°27′03″N 74°52′58″E  /  °N °E  Country: India. The mining of uranium is much like the other metals; it's removed from the ground as an ore using one of two main mine types, Open Pit or Underground. More recently, the In-Situ Leach (ISL) process has gained popularity in places where it can be applied, and it gives miners a low cost method of extracting uranium from the ground. For the uranium.


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Uranium content of ground and surface waters in a part of the central Great Plains by Edwin R. Landis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Uranium Content of Ground and Surface Waters in a Part of the Central Great Plains By E. LANDIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF URANIUM GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 7- G This report concerns work done on behalf of the U.S.

Atomic Energy Commission and is published with the permission of the CommissionCited by: 2. Get this from a library. Uranium content of ground and surface waters in a part of the central Great Plains. [Edwin R Landis; Geological Survey (U.S.); U.S.

Atomic Energy Commission.] -- This report concerns work done on behalf of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and is published with the permission of the Commission. The Sharon Springs member of the Pierre shale of Cretaceous age, a hard black organic-rich shale similar to the Chattanooga shale, is radioactive throughout central and western South Dakota, most of Nebraska, northern Kansas, and northeastern Colorado.

In the Missouri River valley, thin beds of the shale contain as much as percent uranium. Potential Uranium Host Rocks and Structures in the Central Great Plains by E.

J (central Great Plains) of any known uranium occurrences and potential uraniferous host rocks based on their characteristics and the general principles of uranium geochemistry and geology. Uranium content and ground and surface waters in a part of the Central.

The U.S. Geological Survey estimates a mean of 40 million pounds of in-place uranium oxide remaining as potential undiscovered resources in the Southern High Plains region of Texas, New Mexico, and uranium occurs in a type of rock formation called “calcrete,” which has been well-documented in noted uranium-producing countries like.

Wastewater from uranium mines in the Ambrosia Lake District near Grants, New Mexico, contains uranium, selenium, radium, and molybdenum. A novel treatment process for waters from two mines, sections 35 to reduce the concentrations of the. We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services.

Data for Grass Alpha, Gross Beta, Gross Radium as Radium, and Uranium in Ground and Surface Waters in the United States, Mid through USGS Open-File Report: [Victor J.

Janzer, United U.S. Department of the Interior, et al.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is a scientific organization.

American Government, after they finished their stupid arguing whose jurisdiction protecting the uranium miners belongs to (which is excellently described in the book), they passed laws, created Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Radiation Hazards program, and created in a research program in the former Bureau of Mines, "to Cited by: 6.

PDF | The U/U activity ratio in river water in southern Africa is generally higher than that reported for rivers in other regions of the world. | Find, read and cite all the research you. A Joint Report by the Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency Uranium Resources, Production and Demand Uranium Resources.

and silicates in neutral waters. Organic matter adsorbs uranium strongly and is responsible for decreasing migration of the uranyl ion in surface waters. The great abundance of bicarbonates in groundwaters of sedimentary rocks results in intensive leaching and wide dispersion of uranium in the ground in the zone of oxidation.

The enrichment ofU in ground waters is a well established experiments fact. In the course of measurements of uranium contamination in rivers of the Guadiana basin we have found the contamination near the uranium mines with the equilibrium isotope ratios of uranium.

With distance from the mines we found not only the expected decrease in contamination but Cited by: 7. uranium resources are those that, if discovered and economically viable, satisfy long-term requirements. Inthe U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) became aware of two previously: unreported calcrete uranium deposits identified in the Southern High Plains region (fig.

These near-surface deposits of uranium-vanadate minerals are hostedAuthor: Susan M. Hall, Mark J. Mihalasky, Bradley S. Van Gosen. Nearly 2 million people throughout the Great Plains and California above aquifer sites contaminated with natural uranium that is mobilized.

The planned uranium mine site in the southern Black Hills can impact four aquifers. Powertech, Inc. USA plans to begin uranium extraction in and operate for 15 years in the permit area of 10, acres located in Dewey and Burdock Counties, north of Edgemont, SD.

Uranium mining is still active in Saskatchewan, but the mines are located to the north of the Plains portion of that province. Although comparatively little uranium is currently produced in the Great Plains, former uranium mines and mill sites face costly environmental remediation and continuing maintenance and radiation checks.

Indeed, this environmental issue truly goes beyond the boundaries of race, county lines, townships, state borders -- it effects all of life in this area, and can reach far into the future generations of all living things: the two-legged, the four-legged, the winged, the standing silent nation (plants), those that crawl and swim, and our Sacred Water, Sacred Land, and Sacred Air.

The areas covered in this uranium assessment. Details. Image Dimensions: x Location Taken: US. Explore More Science. uranium; Uranium Assessment; mineral assessment; Uranium Resources; Oklahoma; Southern High Plains.

Uranium series disequilibrium: applications to environmental problems M. Ivanovich, Russell S. Harmon Clarendon Press, Dec 9, - Language Arts & Disciplines - pages.

Pollution of this type where the ground waters are used or are usable can be quite significant because of the permanency of ground water contamination. Once the dis- charge of contaminants to surface waters ceases a fairly rapid recovery of the stream to its former quality can be expected: this is not the case, however, with ground waters.Uranium-series dating indicates that the upper part of the Pleistocene limestone was deposited during the Last Interglacial.

The solutional unconformity between Pleistocene and Holocene limestones can be traced on continuous seismic-reflection profiles dipping into the lagoon to depths of up to 24 m below sea level — topography which may.General description The ISR technique.

In situ is a Latin word that translates literally to “on site” or “in position.” Unlike conventional mining methods, where the uranium mineral and host rock are excavated together and the uranium is recovered on the surface, in situ recovery (ISR) technique removes the uranium while leaving the host rock in by: 1.