• Uranium - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranium Uranium is a chemical element with the symbol U and atomic number 92. It is a silvery-grey metal in the actinide series of the periodic table.A uranium atom has 92 protons and 92 electrons, of which 6 are valence electrons.Uranium is weakly radioactive because all isotopes of uranium are unstable; the half-lives of its naturally occurring isotopes range between 159,200 years and 4.5 billion years.
  • uranium | Definition, Properties, Uses, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/uranium Uranium, radioactive chemical element of the actinoid series of the periodic table, atomic number 92. It is an important nuclear fuel. It is a dense, hard metallic element that is silvery white in color. It is ductile, malleable, and capable of taking a high polish. Learn more about uranium in this article.
  • Uranium PRICE Today | Uranium Spot Price Chart | Live ...

    markets.businessinsider.com/commodities/uranium-price Uranium, chemical symbol U, is a radioactive chemical element that is essential in producing nuclear fuel. It is silvery-white in color when in its natural form.
  • Facts About Uranium | Live Science

    www.livescience.com/39773-facts-about-uranium.html Uranium is a naturally radioactive element. It powers nuclear reactors and atomic bombs.
  • What is Uranium? How Does it Work - World Nuclear Association

    www.world-nuclear.org/.../what-is-uranium-how-does-it-work.aspx Uranium is a heavy metal which has been used as an abundant source of concentrated energy for over 60 years. Uranium occurs in most rocks in concentrations of 2 to 4 parts per million and is as common in the Earth's crust as tin, tungsten and molybdenum. Uranium occurs in seawater, and can be recovered from the oceans.
  • Uranium mining - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranium_mining Uranium mining is the process of extraction of uranium ore from the ground. The worldwide production of uranium in 2015 amounted to 60,496 tonnes. Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia are the top three producers and together account for 70% of world uranium production. Other important uranium producing countries in excess of 1,000 tons per year are Niger, Russia, Namibia, Uzbekistan, China, the ...
  • Radionuclide Basics: Uranium | Radiation Protection | US EPA

    www.epa.gov/radiation/radionuclide-basics-uranium Uranium (chemical symbol U) is a naturally occurring radioactive element. When refined, uranium is a silvery-white metal. Uranium has three primary naturally occurring isotopes isotopeA form of an element that has the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons in the nucleus, giving it a different atomic mass. For example, uranium has thirty-seven different isotopes, including ...
  • Uranium | 1988-2020 Data | 2021-2022 Forecast | Price ...

    tradingeconomics.com/commodity/uranium Uranium is a highly dense metal which occurs in most rocks and is mostly used as a fuel in nuclear power plants. The standard contract unit is 250 pounds of U3O8 and is traded on New York Mercantile Exchange. Top uranium producers are Kazakhstan, Canada and Australia.
  • Top Uranium Stocks of 2020 on the TSX and TSXV | INN

    investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/.../best-uranium-stocks Cameco is the leading publicly traded uranium producer and operates some the largest uranium projects in the world, including the McArthur River and Cigar Lake mines, both located in Saskatchewan.
  • Urán – Wikipédia

    hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ur%C3%A1n Az urán (latinul: uranium; vegyjel: U, nyelvújításkori magyar nevén: sárgany) az aktinoidák csoportjába tartozó nehéz, ezüstfehér, fémes, radioaktív, nagy sűrűségű kémiai elem, a periódusos rendszer 92. tagja. Története. Az urán használata a ...