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Oxygen-17 Isotope

Oxygen Oxygen which can be found in group 16 (Chalcogen group) in the periodic table is the most abundant chemical element on Earth. Oxygen constitutes 21% of the atmosphere and in addition to that, it is the main component of water, minerals, and various organic molecules. Oxygen is denoted by the symbol O, has the…

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Oxygen and its Isotopes

Oxygen and its Isotopes Oxygen is among the prevailing elements in live cells and in live bodies, and a key element in the life activities of the live world. Natural oxygen consists of three stable isotopes – O‑18, O‑17, and O‑16, which exist in nature in the ratio of 0.204 % at., 0.037 % at,…