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Domestic Uranium Production Report - Annual

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Table 3. U.S. uranium concentrate production, shipments, and sales, 2007–21
Activity at U.S. mills and In-Situ-Leach plants 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Estimated contained U3O8 (thousand pounds)
Ore from underground mines and stockpiles fed to mills1 0 W W W W W W W 0 0 0 0 W W W
Other feed materials2 W 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 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 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 W
Total uranium concentrate production
(thousand pounds U3O8) 4,534 3,902 3,708 4,228 3,991 4,146 4,659 4,891 3,343 2,916 2,443 1,647 174 W 21
Total uranium concentrate shipped from U.S. mills and in-situ-leach plants
(thousand pounds U3O8) 4,050 4,130 3,620 5,137 4,000 3,911 4,655 4,593 4,023 3,018 2,277 1,489 190 W W
Total uranium concentrate sales by U.S. producers3
Deliveries (thousand pounds U3O8) 3,602 3,656 2,044 2,684 2,870 3,630 4,447 4,746 3,634 2,691 1,254 1,541 W W W
Weighted-average price (dollars per pound U3O8) 42.11 43.81 36.61 37.59 52.36 49.63 44.65 39.17 42.86 38.22 41.34 32.51 W W W
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
1Uranium 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, ore obtained from drawdowns of stockpiles maintained at a mill site, or a combination of these options.
2Includes for various years uranium from mill cleanup, mine water, tailings water, and other materials.
3Sales 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 (2006–20) and Form EIA-858, Uranium Marketing Annual Survey (2007–21).