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The traditional image of a prospector seeking gold, silver, and copper, became obsolete with the recent arrival of prospectors seeking uranium, guided by airborne scintillators and Geiger counters, collecting ore samples with rotary drills and bulldozers.

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Uranium ore, assayed at .201%, double the .10% required for commercial ore, gives substance to the rosy dream of yawning pits, ore trucks tooting, and throngs of mine employees crowding into local communities.

November 16, 2022
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