Protactinium Mining Town

From Pixlpedia, the occasionally independent yet free lore book
Protactinium Mining Town
Protactinium Mining Town
An artists rendition of the Protactinium Mining Town by local artist Arturo Ilisástigui
TypeFacility
Situated inEast Bushington
Days without incident0

The Protactinium Mining Town is a mining operation situated in East Bushington. Protactinium (formerly protoactinium) is a chemical element with the symbol Pa and atomic number 91. It is a dense, silvery-gray actinide metal that readily reacts with oxygen, water vapor, and inorganic acids. Concentrations of protactinium in the Earth's crust are typically a few parts per trillion but may reach up to a few parts per million in some uraninite ore deposits. Because of its scarcity, high radioactivity, and high toxicity, there are currently no uses for protactinium. However, this isn't stopping the consortiums from running this operation. They figure if no one else is doing it, it's worth doing. This might sound like backward thinking, and it is, but it's not our money being spent here. So do we truly care that they're doing this?

Text is available under the Creative Pixlton Attribution License 3.69; additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Pixlpedia is by no means a registered trademark of any foundation or non-profit organization.