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triuranium octoxide[‚trī·yu̇′rā·nē·əm äk′täk‚sīd]
U3O8 Olive green to black crystals or granules, soluble in nitric acid and sulfuric acid; decomposes at 1300°C; used in nuclear technology and in the preparation of other uranium compounds. Also known as uranous-uranic oxide; uranyl uranate.
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2mn pounds of Triuranium octoxide
annually over an initial open pit mine life of 15.
The most common forms of uranium oxide are triuranium octoxide
(U3O8) and UO2 .
Also, uranium prices are falling with triuranium octoxide
more than halving since the Fukushima disaster in 2011.
6 million pounds triuranium octoxide
at an average grade of 0.