ArgentinaLa Estela

General Information

Country Argentina
Facility Location (Site) La Estela Mining and Mill
Province San luis
Data Source IAEA Technical Meeting on NFCIS, 2008
IAEA Ref. No. 172 - MILL
Last Update 2008-11-12  
Last Source Date 2008-11-12  

Activity

Facility Type Uranium Ore Processing
Design Capacity 20 t U/year
Status Shutdown 
Scale Commercial 
Start of Operation 1985 
Permanent end of Operation 1990 
Remarks  

Process

Process Heap Leaching / IX 
Feed Material Heap Leaching / IX 
Product Material Heap Leaching / IX 

Company Information

Ownership 70 %, URANCO S.A.

 

30 %, Private Industry 

 

 
Operator URANCO S.A.
Website  
Ref. No. Source Year
1316  IAEA Technical Meeting on NFCIS  2008 
1286  "Worldwide U3O8 Producer Profiles", NAC International Fuel Trac Topical Report, September 2003.  2003 
1277  NEI World Nuclear Industry Handbook, 2003  2003 
1279  OECD NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY, INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Uranium 2001 - Resources, Production and Demand, OECD, Paris (2002) ("The Red Book")  2002 
1077  Worldwide U3O8 Producer Profiles", NAC International Fuel Trac Topical Report, December 1999.  1999 
1062  World Nuclear Industry Handbook 1999, Nucl. Eng. Int., 1999.  1999 
1031  NAC INTERNATIONAL, Fuel Trac, August 1999.  1999 
837  World Nuclear Industry Handbook 1998, Nucl. Eng. Int., 1998.  1998 
790  "Worldwide U3O8 Producer Profiles", NAC International Fuel Trac Topical Report, September 1998.  1998 
773  NAC INTERNATIONAL, Fuel Trac, August 1998.  1998 
673  OECD NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY, INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Uranium 1997 - Resources, Production and Demand, OECD, Paris (1998) ("The Red Book").  1998 
464  "World nuclear industry handbook", Nucl. Eng. Int., 1997  1997 
418  INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, 1994 Questionnaire on Nucl. Fuel Cycle Facilities in Member States.  1994 
69  Argentina looks for some short-term U, but moves to cover all its own needs, Nucl. Fuel 12 21 (1987) 9-10.  1987 
90  NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY OF THE OECD, INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Uranium Resources, Production and Demand, OECD, Paris (1982).  1982 

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