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uranyl nitrate[′yu̇r·ə‚nil ′nī‚trāt]
UO2(NO3)2·6H2O Toxic, explosive, unstable yellow crystals; soluble in water, alcohol, and ether; melts at 60°C and boils at 118°C; used in photography, in medicine, and for uranium extraction and uranium glaze. Also known as uranium nitrate; yellow salt.
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