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uranium deposit


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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.


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