Hŭngnam Uranium Mine

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Last Updated: June 1, 2005
Other Name: 흥남우라늄광산
Location: Near Hŭngnam (흥남시), South Hamgyŏng Province (함경남도), North Korea
Subordinate To: Ministry of Extractive Industries (채취공업성), Cabinet (내각)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Unknown

The operational status, and the quantity and quality of ore being mined at this facility are unknown.

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[3] Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., "North Korea's Nuclear Infrastructure," Jane's Intelligence Review, 1 February 1994, pp. 74-79.
[4] Yu Min, "Pukhan Kip'okchekaebal Chipch'ak 70 Ch'arye P'okp'alshirhŏm/Russia Chŏngbu'ŭi Pukhaekp'yŏngganaeyong," Taehan Maeil, 5 January 1996, p. 6, in KINDS, www.kinds.or.kr.

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