Uranium: Mineralogy, Geochemistry and the Environment is based on a short course offered on October 22 and 23, 1999. This tome represents a uniquely valuable and generally up-to-date source of information on uranium mineralogy, ore deposits, the geomicrobiology of uranium, radioactive wastes, and chemical, isotopic and other analytical methods. For those interested in these topics, the book should become an essential reference. The fourteen chapters and their authors include (1) Radioactivity and the 20thCentury, R.C. Ewing; (2) The Crystal Chemistry of Uranium, P. C. Burns; (3) Systematics and Paragenesis of Uranium Minerals, R. Finch and...

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