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Record 1 2001-06-29


Subject field(s)
  • Mining Wastes
  • Nuclear Power Stations

tailings: term rarely used in the singular (tailing).

Key term(s)
  • uranium mill tailing
  • uranium tailing


  • Déchets miniers
  • Centrales nucléaires

Déchets d'uranium qui se présentent comme un sable grisâtre très fin.


résidus; crassiers : termes rarement utilisés au singulier (résidu, crassier).

Key term(s)
  • résidu de traitement de l'uranium
  • résidu du broyage du minerai d'uranium
  • résidu de broyage d'uranium
  • crassier


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Escombros mineros
  • Centrales nucleares
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