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(last updated 12 Jun 2002)

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Mines

Uranium mines - Uzbekistan
LocationTypeNo. of ShaftsTotal Production
[t U]
Status
Bukantausky district (Uchkuduk)
UchkudukOP, UG, HL closed
MeylisaiOP, UG, HL closed
KandykijubeOP, UG, HL closed
BakhalyOP, UG, HL closed
AltyntauOP, UG, HL closed
Auminza-Beltausky district (Zarafshan)
SugralyUG idle
?
TOTAL 55,968 
Type: UG = underground, OP = open pit, HL = heap leaching
Source: Uranium 1997, OECD 1998; EUR16885 (1996)


Waste Rock

Uranium waste rock deposits - Uzbekistan
LocationNo. of HeapsArea
ha
Volume
106 m3
Status
Uchkuduk34.721.448
Sugraly106.020.9566
Sabyrsaj500.2534
Ketmenchi
Chauli200.770
Alatanga, Kattasai, Dzhekindek19.50.50
Charkesar-I/II16.20.47
TOTAL246.444.328 
Sources: NEA 2002


Heap Leaching Waste

Uranium heap leaching waste deposits - Uzbekistan
LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
????
TOTAL 
Sources:


Mill Tailings

Uranium Mill Tailings Deposits - Uzbekistan
LocationArea
ha
Contents
106 t
Status
Navoi59060 at present processing ISL preconcentrates
????
TOTAL?? 
Sources: IAEA-TECDOC-961 p. 107 (1997)


In Situ Leach Facilities

Uranium In Situ Leach Facilities - Uzbekistan
LocationSurface Area
ha
Contam.
Groundwater
Volume
106 m3
Total Production
[t U]
Status
Bukantausky district (Uchkuduk)
Uchkuduk178.4 operating
Kendykijube operating
Meylisai operating
Bakhaly operating
Altyntau operating
West-Nuratinsky district (Zafarabad)
Sabyrsaj130 operating
Ketmenchi operating
Zirabulak-Ziaetdinsky district (Nurabad)
North Bukinai174 operating
South Bukinai operating
Beshkak operating
Auminza-Beltausky district (Zarafshan)
Sugraly6.1 idle
TOTAL130035,603* 
* as of end 1998
Sources: Uranium 1999, OECD 2000; EUR16885 (1996); IAEA-TECDOC-961 p. 107 (1997); OECD 1999; NEA 2002

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