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Uranium

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Uranium is a heavy, radioactive, metal.


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Properties of UraniumHide

Atomic Number:
92
Atomic Weight:
238.02891(3)
Melting Point:
1408 K (1681°C, 2074°F)
Boiling Point:
4200 K (4473°C, 7100°F)
Density:
19.05 g/cm3

Uses of UraniumHide

Uranium is used as fuel in nuclear power plants, in scientific applications (radiometric and other dating, x-rays, etc.), in military applications (high-density penetrators, gyroscopic compasses, etc.) and more.

Other Commodities associated with Uranium *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Uranium)
Vanadium68396970.49% of all Vanadium deposits have Uranium.11.10% of all Uranium deposits have Vanadium.
Copper1267,5621.67% of all Copper deposits have Uranium.2.05% of all Uranium deposits have Copper.
Thorium11056119.61% of all Thorium deposits have Uranium.1.79% of all Uranium deposits have Thorium.
Silver858,6100.99% of all Silver deposits have Uranium.1.38% of all Uranium deposits have Silver.
Rare Earths6035017.14% of all Rare Earths deposits have Uranium.0.98% of all Uranium deposits have Rare Earths.
Lead586,2680.93% of all Lead deposits have Uranium.0.94% of all Uranium deposits have Lead.
Molybdenum589006.44% of all Molybdenum deposits have Uranium.0.94% of all Uranium deposits have Molybdenum.
Gold5819,6510.30% of all Gold deposits have Uranium.0.94% of all Uranium deposits have Gold.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Important ores of UraniumHide

Companies producing UraniumHide

Click on name for company details. (Number is operations listed on mindat.org)

Deposits of UraniumHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListShow

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