Crystal Structure of Uranium Oxide (U3O8)

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THE uranium oxide U3O8 can be obtained by heating UO2 as well as UO3 in air or oxygen to red heat. So far as we know, however, no determination of the structure of this oxide has been published; the difficulty in preparing single crystals of U3O8 may be the reason.

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GRØNVOLD, F. Crystal Structure of Uranium Oxide (U3O8). Nature 162, 70 (1948) doi:10.1038/162070a0

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