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Table 7. Uranium purchased by owners and operators of U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by contract type and material type, 2018 deliveries
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent; dollars per pound U3O8 equivalent
  Spot [1] Contracts Long-Term Contracts [2] Total
Material Type Quantity with reported price Weighted-average price Quantity with reported price Weighted-average price Quantity with reported price Weighted-average price
U3O8 4,789 29.18 19,075 39.77 23,864 37.64
Natural UF6 W W W W 8,063 45.98
Enriched UF6 W W W W 7,954 35.04
Total 6,465 27.51 33,416 40.99 39,881 38.81
1. A one-time delivery (usually) of the entire contract to occur within one year of contract execution (signed date).
2. One or more deliveries to occur after a year following contract execution (signed date).
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding. Weighted-average prices are not adjusted for inflation.
UF6 is uranium hexafluoride. The natural UF6 and enriched UF6 quantity represents only the U3O8 equivalent uranium-component quantity specified in the contract for each delivery of natural UF6 and enriched UF6. The natural UF6 and enriched UF6 weighted-average price represent only the U3O8 equivalent uranium-component price specified in the contract for each delivery of natural UF6 and enriched UF6, and does not include the conversion service and enrichment service components.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-858, Uranium Marketing Annual Survey (2018)