RockTalk: Uranium — It’s Hot!!


This edition of RockTalk delves into the formation of uranium, how it is extracted, how it is used, and the ways in which its turbulent history is connected to Colorado. Digital PDF download. RT-09-02D

From the Introduction:

From the Division Director

The boom is back! Colorado, which has supplied uranium to the world for more than a century, is seeing the return of interest in this important energy resource. Prospectors are dusting off their scintillometers and heading for the hills. Their apparent success is indicated by the filing of 3,000 new mining claims in the state last year.