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History the use of uranium in its natural oxide form dates back to 79 ad when it was used as a yellow coloring agent in ceramic glazes yellow glass with 1. Introduction uranium occurs as a trace element in many types of rocks because its abundance in geological public health goal for uranium, august 2001.
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