Uranium: Coming From The Earth's Crust

Uranium is mined from the earth's crust. Most of the Uranium is mined from the country Canada, Australia, and Kazakhstan. Some other producers are the United States, South Africa, Namibia, Brazil, Niger and Russia.

Element's Symbol, Atomic #, and Atomic Mass

Uranium's Element Symbol is (U). It's atomic number is 92 and it's atomic mass is 238.0289 amu.

Is Uranium a solid or liquid?

Actually, Uranium can be used as a solid, liquid, and gas. Solid UF6 is a white, dense, crystalline material that resembles rock salt.

Is Uranium is a Metal, Nonmetal, or Metaloid

Uranium is considered a white-silvery metal in the actinides series of the periodic table.

What's Uranium's Family Name or Rare Element Series?

Uranium is a rare earth metal. Coming From the ground nuclear plants use it to create electricity, or an abundant source of concentrated energy.

Who discovered Uranium?

Uranium was discovered in 1789 by Martin Klaproth, a German chemist, in the mineral called pitchblende. It was named after the planet Uranus, which had been discovered eight years earlier.

How is Uranium used?

Uranium is used to create a source of energy, or electricity. Mostly used for its unique nuclear properties. When in sufficient concentration, uranium's many fissile isotopes can cause a nuclear chain reaction that generates heat in nuclear power reactors and produces the fissile material for nuclear weapons.

Fun Facts:)

Uranium cost $40 per kilogram which is alot considering how much they use in a nuclear plant.

Uranium comes from the planet Uranus....Well was named after it anyways.

Every Human has .0001 mg of Uranium in their bodies.

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