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  • 1 Faculty of Chemistry, University of Sofia, 1, J. Bourchier Blvd., Sofia, 1164 Bulgaria
  • 2 Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. Bonchev Str., bl. 11, Sofia, 1113 Bulgaria
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Abstract  

The effect of the mechanical treatment of UO2(NO3)2·6H2O in a planetary ball mill in air and as a suspension in toluene has been studied. The X-ray diffractometry results strongly suggest that part of the mechanoactivated material is transformed in nitrosyl uranyl nitrate.