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Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

What radioisotope could be a problem in homes built of cinder blocks made from uranium mine tailings? (This is true of homes and schools in certain regions near uranium mines.)

To determine

The radioisotope that could be a problem in homes which are built of cinder blocks made from uranium mine tailings.

Explanation

Introduction:

In mining the tailing is originated from waste ore that is remained, termed as left-overs piles of radioactive sand, from raw ore during extraction of Uranium mine.

Uranium 238 consists of enormous radioactive materials which can be more harmful to living beings...

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