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Akdala Mine, Sozaq Rayon (Suzak Rayon), South Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 32' 24'' North , 68° 29' 19'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.54001,68.48863
GeoHash:G#: v80en6rcu
Other regions containing this locality:Chu-Sarysu basin, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
Soviet Union (1922-1991)
Owned/operated by:Uranium One (70%) (100%) - a subsidiary of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, Kazatomprom (30%)
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate


Roll front-type uranium deposit, hosted in Cretaceous and Cenozoic sediments.
Mining commenced in 2004.

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Commodity List

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Clays'
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 191-268.
Coffinite
Formula: U(SiO4) · nH2O
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 191-268.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 191-268.
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 191-268.
'commodity:Uranium'
Formula: U
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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Coffinite'9.AD.30U(SiO4) · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Coffinite51.5.2.4U(SiO4) · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clays'-
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
OOxygen
O CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O UraniniteUO2
SiSilicon
Si CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
UUranium
U CoffiniteU(SiO4) · nH2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2

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- Dahlkamp, F.J., Ed. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 191-268.

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