yellowcake


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yel·low·cake

 (yĕl′ō-kāk′)
n.
The concentrated oxide of uranium formed in the milling of uranium ore.

yellowcake

(ˈjɛləʊˌkeɪk)
n
(Minerals) informal semirefined uranium ore
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Noun1.yellowcake - an impure mixture of uranium oxides obtained during the processing of uranium ore
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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The minerals company said it produced its first samples of yellowcake product, a type of uranium concentrate powder.
He said this was because the US ended a programme allowing it to exchange enriched uranium to Russia for unprocessed yellowcake uranium, as well as ending heavy water sales to Oman.
Iranian media quoted Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, saying that Iran took this step because the US had ended a programme allowing it to exchange enriched uranium to Russia for unprocessed yellowcake uranium, as well as ending the sale of heavy water to Oman.
The US state department announced on Friday that it had not extended two waivers, one that allowed Iran to store excess heavy water produced in the uranium enrichment process in Oman, and one that allowed Iran to swap enriched uranium for raw yellowcake with Russia.
They allow Iran to ship surplus heavy water to Oman for storage and to swap any enriched uranium that exceeds a 300-kilogram limit with Russia in exchange for natural, or "yellowcake" uranium.
One that allowed Iran to store heavy water produced in the uranium enrichment process in Oman and the other that allows Iran to swap Enriched Uranium for raw yellowcake with Russia.
The specialists will train national cadres in the exploration of uranium ore, uranium oxide (yellowcake) production, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The first batch of Saudi trainees to Jordan includes 13 specialists for their expertise in uranium exploration and mining to transfer technology, and train national cadres in the exploration of uranium ore, uranium oxide (yellowcake) production and Feasibility Study.
'People view radioactivity highly emotionally, as if everything is yellowcake or everything is suitable for nuclear weapons,' Ms Lacaze said.
The bill also includes the amazing Haggard Cat and Yellowcake - the new project from UK frontman Whitfield Crane.
The Bench-Scale Metallurgical Study has demonstrated high purity yellowcake product can be produced by using peroxide and MgO.