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Crystal Structure of Uranium Oxide (U3O8)

Nature volume 162, page 70 (10 July 1948) | Download Citation

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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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  1. Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Institute, University of Oslo. March 5.

    • FREDRIK GRØNVOLD

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