Reconnaissance for uranium-bearing carbonaceous rocks in California and adjacent parts of Oregon and Nevada

Circular 313
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Abstract

During the summer of 1952 a reconnaissance was conducted in California and parts of Oregon and Nevada in search of new deposits of uranium-bearing carbonaceous rocks. The principal localities found in California where uranium occurs in coal are listed here with. the uranium content of the coal: Newhall prospect, Los Angeles County, 0.020 percent; Fireflex mine, San Benito County, 0.005 percent; American licyaite mine, Amador County, 0.004 percent; and Tesla prospect, Alameda County, 0.003 percent. An oil-saturated sandstone near Edna, San Luis Obispo County, contains 0.002 percent uranium.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Reconnaissance for uranium-bearing carbonaceous rocks in California and adjacent parts of Oregon and Nevada
Series title Circular
Series number 313
DOI 10.3133/cir313
Edition -
Year Published 1954
Language ENGLISH
Publisher [U.S. Geological Survey],
Description 8 p. :illus., map, tables. ;27 cm.