iron-55

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iron-55

[′ī·ərn ¦fif·tē′fīv]
(nuclear physics)
Radioactive isotope of iron, symbol 55Fe, with a 2.91-year half-life; highly toxic.
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To investigate, he analysed the isotopic composition of rock samples taken from and found that some isotopes of iron were more common than they are going to be if oxygen gas was indiscriminately oxidising the metal.
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