Final Product Samples (Denison Mines), Circa 1960
Description
Media Type
Object
Description
This small wooden case contains two inverted bottles containing Uranium Concentrate U308 84%, and Yttrium Concentrate Y203 40%. These samples are labelled as "Final Products from Denison Mines Ltd.
Notes
The milling process commonly yields dry powder-form material consisting of natural uranium, "yellowcake," which is sold on the uranium market as U3O8. The most important use of yttrium is in making phosphors, such as the red ones used in television cathode ray tube displays and in LEDs.
Date of Original
Circa 1960
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Artifact Collection
Collection
Local History
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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Final Product Samples (Denison Mines), Circa 1960


This small wooden case contains two inverted bottles containing Uranium Concentrate U308 84%, and Yttrium Concentrate Y203 40%. These samples are labelled as "Final Products from Denison Mines Ltd.