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uranyl sulfate[′yu̇r·ə‚nil ′səl‚fāt]
UO2SO4·3½H2 O and UO2SO4·3H2O Poisonous, radioactive yellow crystals; soluble in water and concentrated hydrochloric acid; used as an analytical reagent. Also known as uranium sulfate.
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In February 1896 Becquerel wrapped photographic film in black paper and put it in sunlight with a crystal of potassium uranyl sulfate
One of those who followed up instantly on Becquerel's discovery of the radiation from potassium uranyl sulfate
(see 1896) was a Polish-born French chemist, Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934).