Minor Actinide

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Refers mainly to the elements neptunium, americium, and curium. These minor actinides (MA) are produced as radioactive by-products in nuclear reactors. The term "minor" refers to the fact that they are produced in smaller quantities in comparison to the "major" actinide plutonium.

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