Uranium is very dense. At about 19 grams per cubic centimeter, it is 1.6 times more dense than lead. Density increases weight. For example, while a gallon of milk weighs about 8 pounds, a gallon container of uranium would weigh about 150 pounds.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about uranium, uranium hexafluoride
(UF6), UF6 storage and depleted UF6 management.
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