uranyl sulfate

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uranyl sulfate

[′yu̇r·ə‚nil ′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
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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He found that when fluorescent potassium uranyl sulphate was placed on a photographic plate wrapped in black paper and exposed to sunlight, and the plate subsequently developed, an outline of the sample appeared on the film [5].