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Akita (Arlit) Uranium Mine, Niger is located at NW of city of Akita, Niger. Location coordinates are: Latitude= 18.77311, Longitude= 7.34352. This infrastructure is of TYPE Uranium_Mines and CATEGORY Fuels and Resources. It has 1 unit(s). The first unit was commissioned in 1996.

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Mine Overall Rating State-of-the-artWorth DuplicatingEnvironmentally Responsible
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Uranium Extraction Methods Used LeachingIn-situ LeachingHeap LeachingTank LeachingCounter Current Decantation (CCD)Ion Exchange (IX)
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Unit Information

Unit # Mine Unit Name Date Commissioned (yyyy-mm-dd) Decommission Date (yyyy-mm-dd) Production Capacity (Tonnes U3O8/year) Cost to Develop this Unit U3O8 Concentration (%) Seam Thickness (m) Seam Depth Below Surface (m)

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