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Subject: Re: Early Fission's COP - material costs
Date: Oct 17, 12:30 pm
Poster: Jim Lux

On Oct 17, 12:30 pm, Jim Lux wrote:

>What are the prices these days for graphite and U?
Courtesy of USGS
Graphite electrodes 172 kt, $535.5M - around $3K/ton
Natural graphite runs around $421/ton

Uranium spot prices run around $7-8/pound...

So, to build a CP1 today would cost $1.1M for 375t of graphite and about $320K for 20 t of U

know anyone looking for a one of a kind structure in their backyard?