LDEQ Manual for Management of NORM
2021-3-18 · The daughter products of natural uranium and thorium are the primary radioisotopes occurring as NORM. These radioisotopes emit alpha, beta, and gamma radiation. The alpha and beta radiation typically is shielded inside vessels or pipes, however, gamma radiation can penetrate metals. Consequently, conducting a survey for gamma radiation can be usedReferences - National Radiation Instrument Catalog2014-1-20 · Prospecting for Uranium, R.A. Eaton, First Edition, 1948. Prospectors Guide – Easy and Practical Field Tests for Uranium, J. Parker, 1955. Prospectors Guide for Uranium and Thorium Minerals in Canada, Bureau of Mines, 1948. Prospecting in the Atomic Age, The Advance Company, Santa Barbara, CA, 1952.