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(last updated 12 Jun 2002)

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Map of locations


Mines

Uranium mines - Bulgaria
LocationTypeTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Redki metali Ltd.
IzgrevOP, UG, SL, HL closed
Eleshnitsa-PolyaneUG closed
Eleshnitsa-Drujba 1OP, UG, SL, HL closed
Eleshnitsa-Drujba 2OP, UG, SL, HL closed
Smolian-Shaft 7UG closed
Smolian-Shaft 8UG, SL closed
SmolianovtciUG, HL closed
Trakia - RM - Ltd.
SelishteUG closed
Byalata vodaUG, SL, HL closed
Geostroikompekt Ltd.
SborishteUG, SL closed
SlivenUG closed
ZdravetzSL closed
SarnitcaUG closed
Georesurs Ltd.
Struma-1UG closed
IgralishteSL, HL closed
SenokosOP closed
Podzemno stroitelstvo
GotenUG closed
V-ta shahtaOP, UG, SL closed
ChoraUG closed
IskraUG, SL, HL closed
Chamilov KamakUG closed
BorcheUG closed
Balkan Ltd.
ProboinitcaUG closed
Zlata Ltd.
GabraOP, UG closed
Georedmet Ltd.
NarechenOP, UG closed
TOTAL 11,545 
Type: UG = underground, OP = open pit, SL = stope leaching, HL = heap leaching
Source: Uranium 1995, OECD 1996; IAEA-TECDOC-982 (1997) p. 27-28


Waste Rock

Uranium waste rock deposits - Bulgaria
LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Eleshnitsa4315.32.9 ?
Smolyan127.11.24 ?
Barutin131.40.2 ?
Smolyanovtsi13.90.48 ?
Seslavtsi20047.57.9 ?
Sliven182.70.14 ?
Kutina53.50.53 ?
Senokos21.90.12 ?
Selishte10.020.0008 ?
Dolna banya31.20.22 ?
TOTAL29884.513.72 
Sources: IAEA-TECDOC-865 Vol.2 (1996) p.50


Mill Tailings

Uranium Mill Tailings Deposits - Bulgaria
LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Metalurg Buhovo352.08 "conserved" [ISSUES]
556.24 ? [ISSUES]
Zvezda Eleshnitsa (image )427.68 ?
TOTAL13216 
Sources: IAEA-TECDOC-865 Vol.2 (1996) p.50


In Situ Leach Facilities

Uranium In Situ Leach Facilities - Bulgaria
LocationSurface Area
ha
Contam.
Groundwater
Volume
106 m3
Total Production
[t U]
Status
Redki metali Ltd.
Eleshnitsa-Polyane?? closed
Trakia - RM - Ltd.
Carimir68? closed
Ceretelevo23.87? closed
Cheshmata62.1? closed
Maritza7.15? closed
Navusen62.2? closed
Debar79.9? closed
Orlov dol + Iztok242.25? closed
Vladimirovo20.12? closed
Mudren48.35? closed
Chukarovo19? closed
Tenevo23? closed
Okop65.6? closed
Dobroselec21? closed
Belozem197.8? closed
Trilistnik49.8? closed
Momino215.5? closed
Rakovski271.1? closed
Selishte385.3? closed
Georesurs Ltd.
Struma-2?? closed
Gradeshnitsa?? closed
TOTAL> 1862.04?5,175 
Source: Uranium 1995, OECD 1996; IAEA-TECDOC-865 Vol.3 (1996) p.53; IAEA-TECDOC-982 (1997) p. 27-28

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