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How Is Uranium Mining Conducted in the United States?

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in the United States currently the

majority of uranium mining is conducted

using in situating in situ mining is a

process where the uranium is leashed in

place in situ water wells are drilled

into the uranium deposit and the

groundwater is circulated groundwater is

circulated with oxygen when oxygen is

added to the water it literally rusts

the rock when you rust a nail the nail

turns from silver or gray to a rusty red

color when you have uranium ore and you

rust it the rock turns from a gray to a

yellowish color that yellow oxidized

uranium is soluble and it's brought to

the surface and it's extracted from the

water through a treatment process so

that is ins't you mine and that is how

the majority of uranium is produced in

the United States but there still is

conventional mining in the United States