Citation

Firman, J.B., 1954. Diamond drilling in the Edith River uranium-bearing area, Northern Territory. Record  1954/070. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra.

Abstract

In January, 1954, the Bureau of Mineral Resources began diamond drilling in the Edith River, N.T., to test the grade and extent of uranium mineralisation in two uranium-bearing deposits. The uranium mineral, mate-autunite, occurs in narrow siliceous reef formations. Surface and drill core samples all returned less than 0.1% U3O8. Radiometric logging of the holes showed no significant increase of radioactivity with depth. Shaft sinking proved the deposits to be small and lenticular.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -14.0 East bound 132.5 West bound 131.9 South bound -14.5
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Date (publication)

1954

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radiometrics
mineral deposits
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-14.0
East bound
132.5
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131.9
South bound
-14.5

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