Ernie Gordon, Grand Junction, Colorado, Uranium History Series

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Title Ernie Gordon, Grand Junction, Colorado, Uranium History Series
Alternative Title Ernie Gordon, Utah Uranium Oral History Project
Creator Gordon, Ernie
Contributor Gibbs, Richard; Brolin, Greg
Date 1970-07-08
Date Digital 2016-05-04
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Spatial Coverage Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, United States
Subject Gordon, Ernie--Interviews; Uranium industry--United States; Uranium mines and mining--United States
Keywords Atomic Energy Commission
Description Transcript (57 pages) of an interview by Richard Gibbs and Greg Brolin with Ernie Gordon, on July 8, 1970. From tape number 96 in the Uranium History Series
Abstract Gordon, a specialist in mining operations, talked with Rich Gibbs and Greg Brolin. Subjects: Vernon Pick's mine, the role of the AEC on the Colorado Plateau, early years of exploration, and reflections on his time at the AEC. In a second conversation, he covers his personal background, how large finds changed the industry, type of groundwork done by geologists, private versus AEC explorations, methods of ore sampling, the problem of disequalibrium, Mexico and South America, the importance of exploration and drilling, bribing geologists (57 pages).
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 26 pages
Language eng
Rights Holder For further information please contact Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah at or (801)581-8863 or 295 South 1500 East, 4th Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Anna Neatrour; Chris Anderson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s6j410jd
Topic Uranium industry; Uranium mines and mining
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Finding Aid
Setname uum_uoh
Date Created 2016-08-22
Date Modified 2016-08-22
ID 1058311
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