yellowcake


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yel·low·cake

 (yĕl′ō-kāk′)
n.
The concentrated oxide of uranium formed in the milling of uranium ore.

yellowcake

(ˈjɛləʊˌkeɪk)
n
(Minerals) informal semirefined uranium ore
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Noun1.yellowcake - an impure mixture of uranium oxides obtained during the processing of uranium ore
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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To prepare the uranium for this step, the yellowcake is put through a number of chemical processes to produce uranium hexafluoride (UF6).
The drilling will provide Yellowcake and its partner with geo-technical data necessary for the preparation of its license application to conduct In-Situ Recovery operations at the site.
Yellowcake will provide up to $US 10,000,000 in development expenditures over six years to earn a 60% interest in the project.
India is the first country outside NPT to import uranium from Australia, which boasts 40% of the world reserves of yellowcake, or urania.
com reported that Senator Joyce has made it the LNP's agenda the use of yellowcake as a means of starting nuclear power in Australia.
The Iranian regime was expressing contempt for the talks even before they began, by parading its own concentrated uranium ore - better known as yellowcake - in front of the world's television cameras," said AJC Executive Director David Harris.
An attempt to cover-up the yellowcake account led to the federal prosecution of Vice President Cheney's chief of staff Lewis Libby, another well-placed Zionist insider.
The report said that US had sent a secret letter to the 10 countries that produce yellowcake uranium u the raw material for enrichment u asking them to closely monitor their supplies and to keep them out of Iranian hands.
Uranium Prospects and Yellowcake may earn 51% and 9% respective
Wilson was sent by the administration to investigate intelligence that Iraq had tried to buy a form of compressed uranium called yellowcake, which could be used in making nuclear weapons.
WILSON TALKS: Ambassador Joseph Wilson, who publicly challenged President Bush's claim that Saddam Hussein was trying to acquire yellowcake uranium and later saw his CIA agent wife's identity exposed, talks about his new book, ``The Politics of Truth,'' Friday on ``Dateline NBC.