uranium deposit

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Ore deposit containing more than 350 p.p.m. uranium. Six types are recognized: pegmatitic (see pegmatite) together with disseminated magmatic deposits; hydrothermal veins and stockworks (see hydrothermal activity; and hydrothermal mineral); vein-unconformity deposits (see vein deposit); sandstone deposits; placer deposits; and phosphatic limestones and black-shale deposits.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.