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Thorium is used for a variety of applications that make use of its optical and electrical properties, among other things. The majority of thorium applications use thorium oxide.

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Properties of ThoriumHide

Atomic Number:
Atomic Weight:
Melting Point:
2023 K (2296°C, 3181°F)
Boiling Point:
5093 K (5366°C, 8707°F)
11.72 g/cm3

Other Commodities associated with Thorium *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Thorium)
Uranium1106,1511.79% of all Uranium deposits have Thorium.19.61% of all Thorium deposits have Uranium.
Rare Earths9535027.14% of all Rare Earths deposits have Thorium.16.93% of all Thorium deposits have Rare Earths.
Zircon5713043.85% of all Zircon deposits have Thorium.10.16% of all Thorium deposits have Zircon.
Titanium4523818.91% of all Titanium deposits have Thorium.8.02% of all Thorium deposits have Titanium.
Iron396,1020.64% of all Iron deposits have Thorium.6.95% of all Thorium deposits have Iron.
Niobium (Columbium)2913321.80% of all Niobium (Columbium) deposits have Thorium.5.17% of all Thorium deposits have Niobium (Columbium).
Beryllium253517.12% of all Beryllium deposits have Thorium.4.46% of all Thorium deposits have Beryllium.
Tungsten211,2991.62% of all Tungsten deposits have Thorium.3.74% of all Thorium deposits have Tungsten.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on

Deposits of ThoriumHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates.
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
      • Amboasary Sud District
        • Behara Commune
        • Tranomaro Commune
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Langesundsfjorden
        • Arøyskjærene (Arøy skerries)
  • Alaska
    • Bethel Borough
      • Aniak District
      • Iditarod District
      • McGrath District
    • Denali Borough
      • Kantishna District
    • Haines Borough
      • Juneau District
        • Skagway District
    • Hoonah-Angoon Borough
      • Admiralty District
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Yentna District
    • Nome Borough
      • Council District
      • Nome District
    • North Slope Borough
      • Wainwright District
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Selawik District
    • Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough
      • Ketchikan District
        • Prince of Wales Island
          • Bokan Mountain
          • Kendrick Bay
            • West Arm Kendrick Bay
            • West Arm of Kendrick Bay
    • Sitka Borough
      • Chicagof District
    • Southeast Fairbanks Borough
      • Fortymile District
    • Valdez-Cordova Borough
      • Chistochina District
    • Wrangell-Petersburg Borough
      • Ketchikan District
      • Kupreanof District
      • Petersburg District
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • Chandalar District
      • Circle District
      • Fairbanks District
      • Hughes District
      • Iditarod District
      • Koyukuk District
      • McGrath District
      • Melozitna District
      • Ruby District
      • Sheenjek District
      • Shungnak District
      • Tolovana District
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Landers
        • Rock Corral
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Gold Hill District
    • Chaffee Co.
      • Turret District
    • Custer Co.
      • Hardscrabble District
      • Rosita District
      • Wet Mountains Area
        • McKinley Mountain Area
    • El Paso Co.
    • Fremont Co.
      • Cottonwood Creek Area
      • Grape Creek District (Greenhorn District)
      • Iron Mountain complex
        • McClure Mountain
      • Sand Gulch Area
      • Wet Mountains Area
        • McKinley Mountain Area
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Goose Creek District
      • Marion-Vanguard Area
      • Vulcan District (Cebolla District; Domingo District)
      • White Earth District (Powderhorn District)
      • Wolf Creek Area
    • Huerfano Co.
    • Larimer Co.
      • Boulder Ridge Area
      • Prairie Divide District (St. Cloud District)
    • Moffat Co.
      • Fourmile District (Timberlake Creek District)
      • Great Divide Area
    • Montezuma Co.
    • Park Co.
      • Guffey District
      • Lake George (Badger Flats) Area
    • Saguache Co.
      • Blake District (Mirage District; Cotton Creek District)
      • Cochetopa District (Cochetopa Creek District)
  • Florida
    • Putnam Co.
      • Northeast Florida Clay District
  • Georgia
    • Glynn Co.
  • Idaho
    • Blaine Co.
    • Boise Co.
      • Idaho City District
    • Clearwater Co.
      • Burnt Creek District
      • Weippe District (Musselshell District)
    • Custer Co.
      • Martin Creek Area
        • Unorganized District
    • Elmore Co.
    • Idaho Co.
      • Resort District
    • Lemhi Co.
      • Blackbird District
      • Indian Creek District
      • Leadore Area
      • Lemhi Pass District
      • Mackinaw District
        • Idaho Primitive Area
      • McDevitt District
    • Valley Co.
      • Bear Valley Area
      • Long Valley District
  • Illinois
    • Hardin Co.
      • Hicks
        • Hicks Dome
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
      • Deer Creek District
      • Lemhi Pass District
    • Broadwater Co.
      • Confederate Gulch District (Backer District; Canton District; Diamond City District)
    • Fergus Co.
    • Granite Co.
      • Sapphire Mountains Area
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Montana City
    • Madison Co.
      • Sheridan District (Mill Creek District; Wisconsin District)
    • Ravalli Co.
      • Bitterroot River Drainage Area
      • Mineral Point District
    • Silver Bow Co.
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Eastern Cleveland County
    • Madison Co.
    • Rutherford Co.
  • South Carolina
    • Aiken Co.
    • Anderson Co.
    • Beaufort Co.
    • Charleston Co.
    • Cherokee Co.
      • Gaffney Area
    • Chesterfield Co.
    • Greenville Co.
    • Kershaw Co.
    • Laurens Co.
    • Lexington Co.
    • Marlboro Co.
    • Richland Co.
    • Spartanburg Co.
    • Sumter Co.
  • Tennessee
    • Benton Co.
      • Western Tennessee District
    • Carroll Co.
      • Western Tennessee District
    • Henderson Co.
    • Henry Co.
      • West Tennessee
  • Utah
    • Garfield Co.
      • Henry Mts
    • Juab Co.
      • Spring Creek District
      • Willow Springs District
  • Virginia
    • Henry Co.
    • Rockbridge Co.
      • Irish Creek
  • Wyoming
    • Albany Co.
      • Iron Mountain District
    • Carbon Co.
    • Crook Co.
    • Fremont Co.
      • Wind River Mountain District
    • Hot Springs Co.
    • Park Co.
    • Platte Co.
    • Sheridan Co.
      • Big Horn District
    • Sublette Co.
      • Cliff Creek
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