Zirconium

Zirconium

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Caption: A lustrous, very corrosion resistant, gray-white, strong transition metal that resembles titanium, zirconium is obtained mainly from the mineral zircon. Zirconium is primarily used in nuclear reactors, especially in the cladding of the fuel rods, due to its low neutron-capture cross-section and its resistance to corrosion.

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Keywords: corrosion, element, fuel rods, ingot, metal, nuclear, reactor, resistant, transition, zircon, zirconium, zr

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