volume 79, issue 38, P451-451 1998
DOI: 10.1029/98eo00343
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Abstract: On April 7,1972, scientists at the French Atomic Energy Establishment at Pierrelatte discovered a 0.4% anomaly in the uranium isotopic ratio of a sample of natural uranium. In a masterful example of analytical detective work, the French scientists traced the anomaly to a particular area of a uranium mine located at Oklo in the Republic of Gabon. In that area they found uranium that was deficient in U‐235 and was accompanied by fission‐produced isotopes of Nd and Sm. On September 25, 1972, the French Atomic En…

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