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Weight of DOE DUF6 Inventory
The 704,000 metric tons of DUF6 contains about 476,000 metric tons of uranium and 228,000 metric tons of fluorine. In English, that means over 1 Billion pounds of uranium and over 500 million pounds of fluorine!
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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about uranium, uranium hexafluoride (UF6), UF6 storage and depleted UF6 management.

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Uranium and Its Properties

Uranium Hexafluoride and Its Properties

Uranium Hexafluoride Storage

Depleted Uranium Management

Health Effects of Uranium and its Compounds

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