2 edition of Occurrence of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of southwestern Oklahoma. found in the catalog.
Occurrence of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of southwestern Oklahoma.
Gerald Warren Chase
Written in English
|LC Classifications||TN24.O5 A35 no. 26|
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Discussion of occurrence of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of southwestern Oklahoma. These sandstone lenses are associated vrith a crossbedded bituminous gray sandstone shown on Geologic Map of Oklahoma (Miser, ).
Age of sandstone is given by Miser as probably equal to that of base of Garber sandstone of northern Oklahoma. Occurrence of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of southwestern Oklahoma, by Gerald W.
Chase. November 7 pages, 1 plate (map). Mineral Report Mineral industry of Oklahoma inby F. Netzeband, W. Ham, and J. Warren. November 26 pages, 7. Discussion of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of southwestern Oklahoma.
These sandstones are associated with a cross-bedded bituminous gray sandstone shown on Geologic Map of Oklahoma (Miser, ). Age of sandstone is given by Miser as probably equal to that of base of Garber sandstone of northern Oklahoma. Chase, Gerald Warren (), Occurrence of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of Southwestern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey Mineral Rep 7 pages.
Haines, G.I. (), Preliminary Report on uranium occurrences, Cotton County, Oklahoma. Compiled by. William D. Heran1, Gregory N. Green2, and Douglas B. Stoeser2. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report U.S. Department of the Interior. Traditional forensic analysis, like radioactive materials analysis, is an iterative process, in which the results from one analysis are used to guide the selection of subsequent analyses.
The forensic analyst must carefully examine all of the items seized at the incident site in order to uncover as much information as possible; unlikely, and apparently unrelated, evidence are often the keys to the. These shales have very high organic content and are the source rocks for the oil in the Middle Bakken Sandstone.
They are also very radioactive, more than API units. This is a clue that uranium may be present as most shales seldom exceed API units. The sand is also radioactive. Issard, in Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials, Quantification of danger in radioactive material transportation.
In radioactive material transportation, the most restrictive quantity driving to a dose intake of 50 mSv in 30 min exposure at a distance of 1 m of a destroyed package is considered (IAEA-1, ). Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM V) All minerals and raw materials contain radionuclides of natural origin, of which the most important for the purposes of radiation protection are the radionuclides in the U and Th decay series and 40K.
For most human activities involving minerals and raw materials, the levels of exposure to. How Radioactive Materials Are Used Radioactive materials are used in producing many of the products we use every day: plastic wrap, radial tires, coffee filters, and smoke detectors.
Many medical facilities contain radioactive hazards (medical isotopes are use for diagnosis and treatment of File Size: 45KB. • Radioactive minerals may occur either as residual or secondary deposits in soils.
• Residual deposits form because of the heavy weight of minerals bearing U & Th. Like gold, they tend to concentrate with coarse gravel in streams, and in black sands on beaches.
Radioactive Elements in SoilsFile Size: KB. The DOT defines radioactive material as any material having specific gravity greater than microcuries per gram. Examples of a class 7 radio material include radioactive materials.
Chase, Gerald Warren (), Occurrence of radioactive material in sandstone lenses of Southwestern Oklahoma: Oklahoma Geological Survey Mineral Rep 7 pages. Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality. Radioactive sources are employed for beneficial purposes throughout the world, in industry, medicine, agriculture and research.
Accidents involving radioactive sources and reports of illicit trafficking in radioactive materials have raised awareness of the safety and security risks created by sources that are outside effective control. Geologic unit mapped in Oklahoma: LAWTON- "Post Oak Conglomerate," Ppo, limestone conglomerate near limestone outcrops; contains zeolite-opal ("Tepee Creek Formation") locally, near gabbro and anorthosite outcrops; arkosic gravel and cobbles near igneous outcrops.
These rock types are interbedded with sand, silt, clay, and shale, as much as feet ( m) thick at surface but several. a little excursion into the world of radioactivity.
While radioactivity a hundred years ago was nowhere close to being understood by the people working with it (e.g. the “glow-in-the-dark” watch faces with paint containing radium, or the Revigator that was used to infuse drinking water with radon gas to make it more natural – though the danger in that device comes from the toxic.
Have you ever wondered whether radioactive materials really do glow in the dark. This is a photo of uranium glass, which is a glass to which uranium was added as a colorant. Uranium glass fluoresces bright green under a black or ultraviolet light. There are a significant number of lenses produced from the s through the s that are measurably radioactive.
Main source of radioactivity is the use of thorium oxide (up to 30% by weight) as a component of the glass used in the lens elements. Thorium oxide has a crystalline structural similar to calcium fluoride (fluorite).
Like fluorite, its optical properties of high refractivity and. Technologically-Enhanced, Naturally-Occurring Radioactive Material (TENORM) is produced when activities such as oil drilling.
concentrate or. expose. radioactive materials that occur naturally in ores, soils, water, or other natural materials. TENORM contamination levels in equipment varies widely among types of equipment and geographic Size: KB. Thorium is a radioactive element; it has no stable isotopes.
Natural thorium consists of % thorium, which has a half-life of × years. Natural thorium consists of % thorium. I had a small accident and dropped a chip of Uranium into a pile of dirt.
I decided to take this opprotunity to show how to find radioactive material in an indiscript pile of dirt.At least three types of uranium occurrences are known in the study areas. In north-central Oklahoma (Enid 2° x 1° Quadrangle) several "red-bed" uranium-copper shows occur in the Oscar Group and Wellington Formation.
The mineralization is associated with plant debris and is confined to gray, fine-grained sandstone lenses within a red-bed sequence.Many lenses produced from the s through the s are measurably radioactive.
The main source of radioactivity is the use of thorium oxide (up to 30% by weight) as a component of the glass used in the lens elements.