Uranium
Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92. It is a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table. A uranium atom has 92 protons and 92 electrons, of whic...
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Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...
Uranium
See some real life uranium in this new video about element number 92 - the so-called bogeyman of the periodic table. Videos like this about all the element...
Natural nuclear fission reactor
A natural nuclear fission reactor is a uranium deposit where self-sustaining nuclear chain reactions have occurred. This can be examined by analysis of isotope ratios. The existence of this phenomenon...
Uranium in the environment
Uranium in the environment refers to the science of the sources, environmental behaviour, and effects of uranium on humans and other animals. Uranium is weakly radioactive and remains so because of it...
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Isotopes of uranium
Uranium (U) is a naturally occurring radioactive element that has no stable isotopes but two primordial isotopes (uranium-238 and uranium-235) that have long half-life and are found in appreciable qua...
Enriched uranium
Enriched uranium is a type of uranium in which the percent composition of uranium-235 has been increased through the process of isotope separation. Natural uranium is 99.284% U isotope, with U only co...
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Uranium mining
Uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. The worldwide production of uranium in 2012 amounted to 58,394 tonnes. Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia are the top three p...
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Uranate
A uranate is a ternary oxide involving the element uranium in one of the oxidation states +4, +5 or +6. A typical chemical formula is MxUyOz, where M represents a cation. The uranium atom in uranates(...
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Cash Flowed To Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal
As the Russian atomic energy agency gradually took charge of a company that controls one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States, a stream of cash made its way to the former pres...
In-situ leach
In-situ leaching (ISL), also called in-situ recovery (ISR) or solution mining, is a mining process used to recover minerals such as copper and uranium through boreholes drilled into a deposit, in situ...
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Natural uranium
Natural uranium (NU, Unat) refers to uranium with the same isotopic ratio as found in nature. It contains 0.7% uranium-235, 99.3% uranium-238, and a trace of uranium-234 by weight (0.0055%). In terms ...
Ulrichite
Ulrichite is a rare green uranium phosphate mineral (CaCu(UO2)[PO4]2·4H2O). It crystallizes as monoclinic prisms which occur as apple green acicular radiating clusters. It is radioactive and exhibits ...
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Uranopilite
Uranopilite is a minor ore of uranium with the chemistry (UO2)6SO4(OH)6O2·12H2O or, Hydrated Uranyl Sulfate Hydroxide.As with many uranyl minerals, it is fluorescent and radioactive. It is straw yello...
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Uranium phosphate
Uranium phosphate is a compound of uranium, phosphorus, and oxygen. It is the phosphates of uranium.
Uranyl hydroxide
Uranyl hydroxide is a hydroxide of uranium with the chemical formula UO2(OH)2 in the monomeric form and (UO2)2(OH)4 in the dimeric; both forms may exist in normal aqueous media. Uranyl hydroxide hyd...
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Nuclear energy in Namibia
Nuclear energy in Namibia is a topic of geopolitical interest but is currently not an infrastructure concern. There are no nuclear power plants in Namibia. There is potential interest in the country's...
Uranium nitride
Uranium nitride refers to a family of several ceramic materials: uranium mononitride (UN), uranium sesquinitride (U2N3) and uranium dinitride (UN2). The word nitride refers to the −3 oxidation state o...
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Uranyl formate
Uranyl formate (UO2(CHO2)2·H2O) is a fine yellow free-flowing powder occasionally used in transmission electron microscopy.It is occasionally used as a 0.5% or 1% aqueous negative stain in transmissio...
MOX fuel
Mixed oxide fuel, commonly referred to as MOX fuel, is nuclear fuel that contains more than one oxide of fissile material, usually consisting of plutonium blended with natural uranium, reprocessed ura...
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Gas centrifuge
A gas centrifuge is a device that performs isotope separation of gases. A centrifuge relies on the principles of centrifugal force accelerating molecules so that particles of different masses are phys...
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Thorite
Thorite, (Th,U)SiO4, is a rare nesosilicate of thorium that crystallizes in the tetragonal system and is isomorphous with zircon and hafnon. It is the most common mineral of thorium and is nearly alwa...
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Valindaba
27°56′36″E / 25.79972°S 27.94333°E / -25.79972; 27.94333The Valindaba site, also known as Pelindaba East or Y-plant, is an experimental uranium enrichment plant, located 35...
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Uranium pentafluoride
Uranium pentafluoride is an inorganic chemical consisting of uranium and fluorine with the chemical formula UF5. The compound exists both as individual UF5 molecular entities and with extended order i...
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Gaseous diffusion
Gaseous diffusion is a technology used to produce enriched uranium by forcing gaseous uranium hexafluoride (UF6) through semipermeable membranes. This produces a slight separation between the molecule...