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Uraninite from
Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine), Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Uraninite
Formula:UO2
Age information
Maximum recorded age:1737 ± 20 Ma
Minimum recorded age:1737 ± 20 Ma
Sample ages:
Recorded ageGeologic TimeSampleDating method
11737 ± 20 MaStatherian - 207Pb/206Pb
Sample references:
SampleReference
1 - Ludwig, K. R., Grauch, R. I., Nutt, C. J., Nash, J. T., Frishman, D., & Simmons, K. R. (1987). Age of uranium mineralization at the Jabiluka and Ranger deposits, Northern Territory, Australia; new U-Pb isotope evidence.Economic Geology, 82(4), 857-874.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ludwig et al. (1987): Economic Geology. 82:857-874; Gigon, J., Skirrow, R. G., Harlaux, M., Richard, A., Mercadier, J., Annesley, I. R., & Villeneuve, J. (2019). Insights into B-Mg-Metasomatism at the Ranger U Deposit (NT, Australia) and Comparison with Canadian Unconformity-Related U Deposits. Minerals, 9(7), 432.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uraninite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine), Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
Localities for Uraninite in this Region
Ranger No. 1 Deposit (Ranger No. 1 Pit), Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine), Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
Nearest other occurrences of Uraninite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Ranger No. 1 Deposit (Ranger No. 1 Pit), Ranger Mine (Ranger Uranium Mine), Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
10.0km (6.2 miles) Hades Flat prospect, Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
20.0km (12.4 miles) Ranger 68 prospect, Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
20.4km (12.7 miles) Jabiluka uranium deposit, Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
22.3km (13.9 miles) Koongarra deposit, Kakadu, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
59.6km (37.0 miles) Nabarlek Mine, West Arnhem Region, Northern Territory, Australia
 
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