The occurrence of uranium in association with cassiterite, wolframite and sulphide mineralization in south-west England.

P. K. Swart, F. Moore

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Abstract

Cassiterites showed U values of 0-6 p.p.m., with the higher amounts corresponding with the darker-colour bands. Sulphides contained no detectable U by fission-track methods, the high concentrations being related to micro-veining. Wolframite showed a wide range of U (0.4-22 p.p.m.) with sharp zonation and several generations of U deposition within one crystal; the U was not, however, associated with either the Fe- or the Mn-rich phases.R.A.H.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-217
Number of pages5
JournalMineralogical Magazine
Volume46
Issue number339
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

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  • Geochemistry and Petrology

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