Chasing Gas Hills Yellowcake
||Snow, Charles "Don"|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||LeRue Press, LLC|
| Imprint:||LeRue Books|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $79.95|
| Book Description: |
In the late 1940s and early 1950s, the great rush was on to find the mother lode. Was it gold?
The federal government offered a bonus reward of $10,000 for anyone finding ten tons of ore containing 10% uranium oxide or U308. The quest for uranium deposits expanded into many areas of the western United States. Weekend prospectors using their Geiger Muller counters were seen in almost any geologic environment.
One prospector, Neil E. McNeice, spotted a rusty colored hill and decided... More Description