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Discovery of Uranium
Uranium was discovered in 1789 by Martin Klaproth, a German chemist, who isolated an oxide of uranium while analyzing pitchblende samples from the Joachimsal silver mines in the former Kingdom of Bohemia located in the present day Czech Republic.
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maximally exposed individual (MEI)
MCL
MEI
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MgF2
mi2
Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as amended
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minority population
mixed waste
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MMES
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moderator
Modified Mercalli Intensity
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