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Organic matter and sandstone-type uranium deposits: a primer

Open-File Report 79-1310

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Abstract

Organic material is intimately associated with sandstone-type uranium deposits in the western United States.. This report gives details of the types of organic matter and their possible role in producing a uranium deposit. These steps include mobilization of uranium from igneous rocks, transportation from the surface, concentration by organic matter, reduction by organic matter, and preservation of the uranium deposit.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Organic matter and sandstone-type uranium deposits: a primer
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
79-1310
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1979
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
10 p. :ill. ;28 cm.