Last Updated: March 1, 2011
Other Name: Nangar Nai
Location: Near Dera Ghazi Khan, southern Punjab Province
Subordinate To: Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

Uranium mining began at Nanganai in 1996. [1] As with the Qabul Khel and Taunsa sites, the average grade of the uranium is between 0.02 and 0.03 percent, and in-situ leaching technology is used for extraction. [2]

[1] Muhammad Mansoor, "Nuclear Minerals in Pakistan," The Nucleus, 42 (1-2), 2005, pp. 73-83.
[2] Global Fissile Material Report 2010, Chapter 10, International Panel on Fissile Materials, December 2010,

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