Certified Reference Material: Uranium Ore
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RL-1 is a sample of ore from the Rabbit Lake deposit of Eldor Mines, Saskatchewan. The host rock is a siliceous dolomite that has been highly altered and fractured. The orebody consists of a high-grade uranium mineralization in the centre of a brecciated zone, varying to low grade in the lesser brecciated perimeter. RL-1 was intended as a higher uranium-bearing complement to uranium tailings sample UTS-4, previously prepared from a sample of the same orebody.
Thirteen laboratories participated in the interlaboratory program to provide analytical results for one or more of uranium, nickel, and arsenic.
|U||0.201 ± 0.005|
|Ni||185.0 ± 5.0 µg/g|
|As||19.6 ± 1.1 µg/g|
A certificate of analysis will be issued for each order of RL-1. A copy of CANMET Report 85-4E, "RL-1: A certified uranium reference ore", will be forwarded, free of charge, on request to the Coordinator, CCRMP.
|Loss on ignition||10.2|
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