Essays about: "Uraninite"

Found 2 essays containing the word Uraninite.

  1. 1. REE mineralisation and metasomatic alteration in the Olserum metasediments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Wayne Fullerton; [2014]
    Keywords : metasediment; metasomatism; mineralisation; monazite; Olserum; REE; xenotime; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Olserum mineralisation is situated in the metasediments of the Västervik formation, which repre-sents the southernmost continental margin of the Svecokarelian Domain. After deposition between 1.88 – 1.85 Ga these sediments were subsided to a depth of about 10 km and intruded by a series of granitoid melts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of uranium mining on groundwater - Geochemical modeling of aqueous uranium speciation due to changing redox conditions.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Adrian Gronowski; [2013]
    Keywords : Uranium mining; Uranium speciation; Uraninite; Uranium groundwater transport; Visual Minteq;

    Abstract : As a consequence of rising uranium prices an interest in Sweden’s U deposits has emerged. This raises the important question of the possible environmental impacts of U mining operations. One of the most significant and serious issues is the contamination of groundwater by U following mining activities. READ MORE