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Uranium
Identification
Symbol
U
Block
f-Block
Group
Not assigned
Period
Period 7
Atomic Information
Atomic Number
92
Atomic Radius
156 pm
Mass
238.02891
Category
Standard state(298 K)
Solid
Electronic Configuration
[Rn] 5f3 6d1 7s2
Electronegativity (Pauling)
Unknown
Unknown
First ionisation energy
Unknown
Physical Properties
Color
Silvery-white
Melting Point
1405.3 K
Boiling Point
4404 K
Density of solid
Unknown
Unknown
Heat Properties
Enthalpy of fusion
Unknown
Enthalpy of atomisation
Unknown
Enthalpy of vaporisation
Unknown


Uranium is the ninety secondth element in the periodic tabel. It comes under the category of radioactive elements. Uranium has a density of 19.1 g/cm3. Exposure to uranium increases the risk of getting a variety of cancers due to its radioactivity.

Presence of Uranium

  1. 70 kg Person : 0.1 mg
  1. Body : 1.3 e-7 %
  1. Earth Crust : 0.00018 %
  1. Earth Ocean : 3.3 e-7 %
  1. Universe : 2.0 e-8 %

Uses

  1. Health Uses : Nil
  1. Adult consumption / day : Nil
  1. Children consumption / day : Nil
  1. Natural Form : Pitchblende, uraninite, carnotite, uranophane, and coffinite.
  1. Other Forms : Nil
  1. Source Place : Canada, Australia, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and the USA.
  1. Common Uses : Used in making color glass, ceramics, shielding to protect tanks, and also in bullets and missiles.
1
H
2
He
3
Li
4
Be
5
B
6
C
7
N
8
O
9
F
10
Ne
11
Na
12
Mg
13
Al
14
Si
15
P
16
S
17
Cl
18
Ar
19
K
20
Ca
21
Sc
22
Ti
23
V
24
Cr
25
Mn
26
Fe
27
Co
28
Ni
29
Cu
30
Zn
31
Ga
32
Ge
33
As
34
Se
35
Br
36
Kr
37
Rb
38
Sr
39
Y
40
Zr
41
Nb
42
Mo
43
Tc
44
Ru
45
Rh
46
Pd
47
Ag
48
Cd
49
In
50
Sn
51
Sb
52
Te
53
I
54
Xe
55
Cs
56
Ba
* 72
Hf
73
Ta
74
W
75
Re
76
Os
77
Ir
78
Pt
79
Au
80
Hg
81
Tl
82
Pb
83
Bi
84
Po
85
At
86
Rn
87
Fr
88
Ra
** 104
Rf
105
Db
106
Sg
107
Bh
108
Hs
109
Mt
110
Ds
111
Rg
112
Cn
113
Nh
114
Fl
115
Mc
116
Lv
117
Ts
118
Og


* 57
La
58
Ce
59
Pr
60
Nd
61
Pm
62
Sm
63
Eu
64
Gd
65
Tb
66
Dy
67
Ho
68
Er
69
Tm
70
Yb
71
Lu
** 89
Ac
90
Th
91
Pa
92
U
93
Np
94
Pu
95
Am
96
Cm
97
Bk
98
Cf
99
Es
100
Fm
101
Md
102
No
103
Lr

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