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Chapter 1 General Chemistry and Geochemistry of Thorium and Uranium
Equilibrium in the Natural Radioactive Series
Chapter 2 Deposits of Thorium and Uranium and Their Indicator Elements
Thorium and Uranium Deposits
Primary Mineralization, Supergene Oxidation, and Secondary
Enrichment of Endogenic Thorium and Uranium Deposits
Thorium - Endogenic Processes
Uranium - Endogenic Processes
Thorium and Uranium - Supergene Processes
Chapter 3 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Selection of Areas and Radiation Surveys
Selection of Areas
Chapter 4 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Lithochemical Surveys
Regional Lithochemical Surveys
Detailed Lithochemical Surveys Utilizing Primary Halos
Major Element Halos
Minor and Trace Element Halos
Chapter 5 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Pedochemical Surveys
Chapter 6 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Hydrochemical Surveys
Case Histories - Water Surveys
Case Histories - Stream River, Pond, and Lake Sediment Surveys
Heavy and Light Mineral Surveys of Stream, River, Pond, and Lake Sediments
Chapter 7 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Biogeochemical Surveys
Chapter 8 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Atmochemical Surveys
Chapter 9 Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium - Miscellaneous Methods
Liquid Inclusion and Thermoluminescent Methods
Remote Sensing and Geothermal Methods
Chapter 10 Sampling Procedures and Analytical Methods for Estimating Thorium and Uranium
Developments in Economic Geology, 16: Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium Deposits focuses on the analysis of various geochemical methods applicable in the search for all types of thorium and uranium deposits. The publication first ponders on the general chemistry and geochemistry of thorium and uranium, deposits of thorium and uranium and their indicator elements, and geochemical prospecting for thorium and uranium. Discussions focus on radiation surveys, selection of areas, primary mineralization, supergene oxidation, and secondary enrichment of endogenic thorium and uranium deposits, and equilibrium in the natural radioactive series. The book then ponders on lithochemical, pedochemical, hydrochemical, and biogeochemical surveys of the geochemical prospecting for thorium and uranium. Topics include heavy and light mineral surveys of stream, river, pond, and lake sediments, detailed litochemical surveys utilizing primary halos, and case histories. The text takes a look at sampling procedures and analytical methods for estimating thorium and uranium and miscellaneous methods and atmochemical surveys on the geochemical prospecting for thorium and uranium, including isotopic methods, remote sensing and geothermal methods, and liquid inclusion and thermoluminescent methods. The book is a valuable source of data for researchers wanting to explore geochemical prospecting for thorium and uranium deposits.
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- © Elsevier Science 1982
- 1st January 1982
- Elsevier Science
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@qu:...a rare gem for the junior as well as senior explorationist and geochemist, for the advanced geology student, researcher and professional teaching staff.
@source: Chemical Geology
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