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  • If the two brigs covered Killick's land-battery with gunfire, then the Marines could go in with powder barrels, pitch-blende, and Chinese lights to torch the Thuella down to charred ribs.

    Sharpe's Siege

  • They were standing at the base of the saddle ridge of pitch-blende, looking down the fold limb.

    Dinosaur Planet

  • There is not the smallest indication of pitch-blende anywhere in the neighbourhood, and radium, as even those little versed in chemistry or geology are aware, is only to be found in that particular ore.

    Men of Affairs

  • Ever since we found the pitch-blende pockets in the Great Tunnel, and discovered the simple process of extracting the radium from it, we have gone on by leaps and bounds.

    The Lady of the Shroud

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