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Table 3. U.S. uranium concentrate production, shipments, and sales, 2005–18
Activity at U.S. mills and In-Situ-Leach plants 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Estimated contained U3O8 (thousand pounds)
Ore from underground mines and stockpiles fed to mills[1] W W 0 W W W W W W W 0 0 0 0
Other feed materials[2] W W W W W W W W W W W W W W
Total mill feed W W W W W W W W W W W W W W
Uranium concentrate produced at U.S. mills
(thousand pounds U3O8) W W W W W W W W W W W W W W
Uranium concentrate produced at U.S. in-situ-leach plants
(thousand pounds U3O8) W W W W W W W W W W W W W W
Total uranium concentrate production
(thousand pounds U3O8) 2,689 4,106 4,534 3,902 3,708 4,228 3,991 4,146 4,659 4,891 3,343 2,916 2,443 1,647
Total uranium concentrate shipped from U.S. mills and in-situ-leach plants
(thousand pounds U3O8) 2,702 3,838 4,050 4,130 3,620 5,137 4,000 3,911 4,655 4,593 4,023 3,018 2,277 1,489
Total uranium concentrate sales by U.S. producers[3]
Deliveries (thousand pounds U3O8) W 3,786 3,602 3,656 2,044 2,684 2,870 3,630 4,447 4,746 3,634 2,691 1,254 1,541
Weighted-average price (dollars per pound U3O8) W 28.98 42.11 43.81 36.61 37.59 52.36 49.63 44.65 39.17 42.86 38.22 41.34 32.51
E = Estimated data.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
1. Uranium ore Fed to Mills in any year can include: ore mined and shipped to a mill during the same year, ore that was mined during a previous year and later shipped from mine-site stockpiles, and/or ore obtained from drawdowns of stockpiles maintained at a mill site.
2. Includes for various years uranium from mill cleanup, mine water, tailings water, and other materials.
3. Sales of U.S-origin uranium only.
Notes: Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration: Form EIA-851A, Domestic Uranium Production Report (2005–18) and Form EIA-858, Uranium Marketing Annual Survey (2005–18).