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Science Innovation Centre · 093 · Neptunium

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Neptunium is a ductile, silvery, radioactive metal. Neptunium forms numerous chemical compounds. Chemically it is extremely reactive and is attacked by oxygen, steam and acids, but not by alkalis. It can exist in many oxidation states, from neptunium (II) to neptunium (VII).

Neptunium has been used in neutron detectors. It does not have any commercial application.