Where Does Uranium Come From? Nuclear Energy Institute
Ore mined from open pit and underground mines travels to a conventional mill. Solvents or ion exchange processing removes the uranium, resulting in uranium oxide, or yellowcake, which is then filtered, dried and packaged. A conversion plant removes impurities from yellowcake and chemically converts the material to.
Uranium Mining Wyoming State Geological Survey State of .
Wyoming Uranium Mines. Comeco Resources, Smith Ranch Highland, Converse County, North Butte operation in Pumpkin Buttes, Campbell County (mines with yellowcake processing); Uranium One, Inc., Willow Creek, Johnson and Campbell Counties (mine and yellowcake processing plant); Ur Energy, Lost Creek mine,.Get Price