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What does MOX stand for?

MOX stands for Mixed Oxide (plutonium/uranium nuclear fuel)

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UO2 is used mainly as nuclear fuel, specifically as UO2 or as a mixture of UO2 and PuO2 (plutonium dioxide) called a mixed oxide (MOX fuel) for fuel rods in nuclear reactors.
Organic pigments featured include reds, blues, greens, yellows, oranges, violets, white pigments, iron oxides and mixed oxides, blue, black and silver, and cadmium sulfides and lead chromates.
Ireland is arguing for access to additional information which it claims was withheld from the reports, prepared before the British authorities approved the plant for reprocessing mixed oxide fuel (MOX) from nuclear reactors.
They will then attempt to locate the cargo ships, the Pacific Pintail and the Pacific Teal, which are due to arrive in the Irish Sea within days carrying a five-tonne cargo of plutonium mixed oxide fuel.