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Types of Uranium Mining in Australia fact sheet

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10 Years 11-12
Subject Area(s) Geography Science SOSE Chemistry Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Energy Uranium
Resource Type Fact Sheet
Publish Date 30th Mar 2011

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy is acknowledged as the provider of this resource.

Uranium is a relatively common metal, found in rocks and seawater. Uranium ore is recovered by excavation or by insitu leaching techniques. Excavation may be underground or open pit mining.

In this fact sheet, the methods of uranium mining in Australia are explained.


Uranium Mining in Australia

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