Uranium Hexafluoride

Compound Uranium Hexafluoride
Formula UF6
Molecular Formula  F6U
Molecular Weight 352.019
CAS RN [7783-81-5]
Properties Volatile, colorless, or white, deliquescent monoclinic crystal solid
Solubility Reacts vigorously with water
Density, g/cm³ 5.09 g/cm3, solid
Melting Point, °C 64°C
Boiling Point, °C 5°C
Reactions Vigorous, exothermic reaction with water releases corrosive hydrogen fluoride and toxic uranyl fluoride. This compound will attack some plastics, rubbers, and coatings

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