Synthesis of Uranyl Carbonate

A hot solution of uranyl chloride is prepared, whereto 20% sodium carbonate solution is added with stirring. The mixture is then filtered and washed with water. The product is dried in open air.

UO2(NO3)+ Na2CO3 = UO2CO+ 2 NaNO

Source

The hot solution

Completed reaction

Filtration

The dry product

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