Analysis of monazite, zircon, and apatite from the southeastern Piedmont. National uranium resource evaluation program
Two hundred sixty-three monazite, 191 zircon, and 16 apatite grains from 52 stream-sediment locations in the Southeastern Piedmont were analyzed by electron microprobe for one of the following suites of elements: Ca, La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Er, Dy, Y, Th, U, P, and F, or Ca, La, Ce, Fe, Er, Hf, Y, Th, U, P, Zr, Mg, Al, and Si. Monazite samples that had high uranium or thorium content and zircon samples that had high hafnium or iron content from a total of six locations were reanalyzed to confirm the initial results. This report contains a description ... continued below
Karfunkel, B S; Fay, W M & Price, V Jr December 1, 1981.
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Two hundred sixty-three monazite, 191 zircon, and 16 apatite grains from 52 stream-sediment locations in the Southeastern Piedmont were analyzed by electron microprobe for one of the following suites of elements: Ca, La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Er, Dy, Y, Th, U, P, and F, or Ca, La, Ce, Fe, Er, Hf, Y, Th, U, P, Zr, Mg, Al, and Si. Monazite samples that had high uranium or thorium content and zircon samples that had high hafnium or iron content from a total of six locations were reanalyzed to confirm the initial results. This report contains a description of sample collection and preparation procedures, analytical methods, tables of analyses, and a statistical summary of analyses.
NTIS, PC A04/MF A01.
- Actinide Compounds
- Alkaline Earth Metals
- Chemical Analysis
- Electron Microprobe Analysis
- Experimental Data
- Federal Region Iv
- Geochemical Surveys
- Geologic Deposits
- Mineral Resources
- North America
- North Carolina
- Numerical Data
- Oxygen Compounds
- Phosphate Minerals
- Phosphorus Compounds
- Quantitative Chemical Analysis
- Radioactive Materials
- Radioactive Minerals
- Rare Earth Compounds
- Rare Earths
- Sample Preparation
- Silicate Minerals
- Silicon Compounds
- South Carolina
- Surface Waters
- Thorium Compounds
- Thorium Minerals
- Thorium Phosphates
- Transition Element Compounds
- Transition Elements
- Uranium Deposits
- Zirconium Compounds
- Zirconium Silicates 050200* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Exploration-- (-1987)
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Karfunkel, B S; Fay, W M & Price, V Jr. Analysis of monazite, zircon, and apatite from the southeastern Piedmont. National uranium resource evaluation program, report, December 1, 1981; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1070617/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.