SEARCH FOR AND APPRAISAL OF RADIOACTIVE DEPOSITS October
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Exploration of the uranium deposits of the Colorado Plateau continued in the areas listed under "Drilling in progress" and under "Drilling recessed or concluded" in table l. Figure l shows the areas of exploration. The estimated reserves given in table 1 include all material. in layers 1 foot or more thick containing at least.10 percent u3o8 or 1 percent V2O5. For completed projects, the tonnages are taken from listings in final reports. For incomplete projects tonnage figures are preliminary and are based largely on visual estimates of the uranium and vanadium content of the cores. During ...