URANIUM (U)

Presented by : Seif Houta

What is Uranium

Uranium is a silvery-white metallic chemical element in the actinide series of the periodic table, with symbol U and atomic number 92. A uranium atom has 92 protons and 92 electrons, of which 6 are valence electrons.

USES OF URANIUM

uranium is mainly used in weaponry and nuclear energy in nuclear power plants , militaries use Uranium in bombs to make them atomic and in bullets to make them radioactive,

while in power plants it is only used to create energy

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Uranium mine in Kamchatka,Russia

properties of Uranium

radioactive

melting point:1132.2 °C

boiling point:3900 °C

color:silver/white metallic

glows under a UV light

PRICE?

Uranium doesn't come in cheap , it is put on for sale at 32$ a pound

Other uses of Uranium

Uranium is also used to make glass sculptures that glow under a UV light (plates,cups,chandeliers ...etc)
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