Large Uranium Deposit Discovered in Nepal

- June 11th, 2014

Hindustan Times reported that a potentially large uranium deposit, in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal near the border of China was discovered by ground radiometric survey.

Hindustan Times reported that a potentially large uranium deposit, in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal near the border of China was discovered by ground radiometric survey.

According to the news:

The ground radiometric survey was carried out recently in the remote Himalayan region by a team from the department of mines and geology.

Though the quality of the uranium is yet to be ascertained, preliminary research suggests the deposit spread over an area of 10 km in length and 3 km in width could be of medium grade.

Director General of the department Sarabjeet Prasad Mahato said:

We have found large amount of radioactive material in the rocks of that region, thus confirming the presence of uranium deposit.

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One response to “Large Uranium Deposit Discovered in Nepal

  1. Don’t try to be used a uranium resources in nepal, Nepal is a poor country where its lack of technology and skilled HR therefore giving other country to grab the uranium they provide us wrong information about uranium and sell in higher prices to other country. For better Nepali citizen should be aware of this uranium otherwise Nepal n Nepali citizen will be in huge loss amt of money

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