Prospecting with the Geiger Counter

CIM Bulletin, 1949


THE lifting of restrictions on the development of radioactive mineral deposits by private individuals has re-opened the search for uranium in Canada to a large body of professionally trained prospectors. The entry of private capital and experienced prospecting techniques into the search for radioactive minerals has been enormously stimulated by the atomic developments of the past several years; and we can now look forward to the discovery of new productive sources of uranium.
Keywords: alpha ray, beta ray, gamma ray, Geiger counter, pitchblende, Deposits, Oxide, Pitchblende, Radioactivity, Rock, Rocks, Tubes, uranium, Veins