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uranium oxide  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Uranium dioxide or uranium(IV) oxide (UO2), also known as urania or uranous oxide, is an oxide of uranium, and is a black, radioactive, crystalline powder that naturally occurs in the mineral uraninite. It is used in nuclear fuel rods in nuclear reactors. A mixture of uranium and plutonium dioxides is used as MOX fuel. Prior to 1960 it was used as yellow and black color in ceramic glazes and glass. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranium_dioxide
DESCRIPTION
  • Uranium dioxide or uranium(IV) oxide (UO2), also known as urania or uranous oxide, is an oxide of uranium, and is a black, radioactive, crystalline powder that naturally occurs in the mineral uraninite. It is used in nuclear fuel rods in nuclear reactors. A mixture of uranium and plutonium dioxides is used as MOX fuel. Prior to 1960 it was used as yellow and black color in ceramic glazes and glass. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranium_dioxide
IDENTIFIER
  • uraniumOxide
TITLE
  • uranium oxide
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/CommodityCodeValue/uraniumOxide
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