What Does Uranium Look like?


Uranium is a silvery-white metal, but it quickly oxidizes in the air, forming a black coating. Care must be exercised when handling uranium, as it is highly radioactive and dangerous.
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Uranium looks like Magnesium. It is metal, soft and silvery white. The only way to tell between magnesium and uranium is by weighing both. This is because uranium weighs ten times as much as magnesium. Uranium is the heaviest element found in nature.
Uranium is silver but turns to a black color when exposed to air. It is produced in forms like pellets or tubes and cost about 60 dollars per pound.
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