Uranium Deposits of the World: USA and Latin America

Uranium Deposits of the World: USA and Latin America

by Franz J. Dahlkamp

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Overview

Uranium Deposits of the World: USA and Latin America by Franz J. Dahlkamp

This volume gathers and presents a massive collection of data on the location, quality and accessibility of uranium resources in nearly every region of the globe. This exhaustive, up-to-date reference is designed for practical use and arranged by four geographic regions: Asia, USA and Latin America, Europe, and Australia-Oceania and Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540785552
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/08/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Dr. Franz J. Dahlkamp has extensive experience in the uranium industry working as an economic geologist with several mining companies in Germany and abroad since 1958. From 1974 to 1978 he was the head of worldwide uranium exploration for Uranerz. Uranerz discovered the Key Lake Deposit in the Athabaska Basin in 1975. Dr. Dahlkamp has authored several important books on the geology of uranium deposits, including Uranium Ore Deposits published by Springer in 1993. He has lectured at universities in Austria and Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgments.- Remarks, Definitions, Units.- Organization of the Volume.- Confidence of Data.- Citing of Authors.- Bibliography.- Geological, Mineralogical, Mining and Related Terms.- Terminology of U Resources.- National Resource Data.- Terminology of Resources for Individual Deposits.- Conversion Factors.- Abbreviations.- Part I: Uranium Deposits in U.S.A..- Overview.- Historical Review of Uranium in U.S.A..- Principal Characteristics and Distribution of Types of Uranium Deposits in USA.- Colorado Plateau.- Grants Uranium Region/San Juan Basin, South-Eastern Colorado Plateau.- Wyoming Basins.- Black Hills.- Northern Great Plains.- Northern Rocky Mountains.- Colorado and Southern Rocky Mountains.- Basin and Range Domain.- McDermitt Caldera.- South Texas Coastal Plains.- Piedmont Domain.- Bokan Mountain, Alaska.- Florida (Phosphorite).- Georgia-North Carolina-South Carolina-Tennessee (Phosphorite).- Idaho-Montana-Utah-Wyoming (Phosphorite/Phosphoria Formation).- Kentucky-Tennessee-Alabama (Black Shale/Chattanooga Shale).- References and Further Reading for Part I: U.S.A.- Part II: Uranium Deposits in Latin American Countries.- Overview.- Principal Characteristics and Distribution of Types of Uranium Deposits in Latin American .-Argentina.- Bolivia.- Brazil.- Mexico.- Peru.- Other Uranium Deposits/Occurrences in Latin America.- Bibliography.- Index Locality.- Index Subject.- Index Uranium and Uraniferous Minerals.

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