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Oron Phosphate Mine

Other Name: N/A
Location: Northern Negev Desert, Israel
Subordinate To: Rotem Amfert Negev Ltd.
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

Phosphate deposits at Oron are mined and processed by Rotem Amefert Negev. The average uranium content of the phosphate deposits at Oron is between 91 and 159 ppm. [1]


[1] Franz J. Dahlkamp, Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia (Berlin: Springer, 2009), p. 451.

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