Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Lost River Area, Seward Peninsula, Alaska

One of 105 reports in the series: Trace elements investigations report available on this site.

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

Description

Abstract: Reconnaissance for uranium in the Lost River area, Seward Peninsula, Alaska, during the 1951 field season revealed the presence of minor amounts of radioactive material in mineralized portions of rhyolitic dikes and in a small iron-enriched zone in limestone. The dikes contain as much as 0.01 percent equivalent uranium locally and average 00005 percent equivalent uranium. The radioactive material occurs as a secondary hematitic coating of the dike rock. The iron-enriched zone has an average content of about 0.06 percent equivalent uranium with the radioactive material occuring in limonite, hematite, goethite, and mimetite. The radioactivity of these minerals is ... continued below

Physical Description

9 leaves : map ; 28 cm.

Creation Information

White, Max Gregg & West, Walter S. June 1952.

Context

This report is part of the collection entitled: Technical Report Archive and Image Library and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this report can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this report or its content.

Publisher

Audiences

We've identified this report as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this report useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Serving as both a federal and a state depository library, the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department maintains millions of items in a variety of formats. The department is a member of the FDLP Content Partnerships Program and an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this report. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Titles

Description

Abstract: Reconnaissance for uranium in the Lost River area, Seward Peninsula, Alaska, during the 1951 field season revealed the presence of minor amounts of radioactive material in mineralized portions of rhyolitic dikes and in a small iron-enriched zone in limestone. The dikes contain as much as 0.01 percent equivalent uranium locally and average 00005 percent equivalent uranium. The radioactive material occurs as a secondary hematitic coating of the dike rock. The iron-enriched zone has an average content of about 0.06 percent equivalent uranium with the radioactive material occuring in limonite, hematite, goethite, and mimetite. The radioactivity of these minerals is due to the presence of uranium as
an impurity. No uranium deposits of economic importance were found.

Physical Description

9 leaves : map ; 28 cm.

Subjects

Keyword

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this report in the Digital Library or other systems.

Collections

This report is part of the following collection of related materials.

Technical Report Archive and Image Library

This selection of materials from the Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) includes hard-to-find reports published by various government agencies. The technical publications contain reports, images, and technical descriptions of research performed for U.S. government agencies. Topics range from mining, desalination, and radiation to broader physics, biology, and chemistry studies. Some reports include maps, foldouts, blueprints, and other oversize materials.

What responsibilities do I have when using this report?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this report.

Creation Date

  • June 1952

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Jan. 27, 2017, 10:19 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 1, 2017, 12:34 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this report last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 2
Total Uses: 5

Where

Geographical information about where this report originated or about its content.

Publication Place

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • map marker Automatically generated Publication Place coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Report

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

PDF Version Also Available for Download.

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

White, Max Gregg & West, Walter S. Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Lost River Area, Seward Peninsula, Alaska, report, June 1952; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc304514/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.