5 F2 + 2 NH4[UF5] N2 + 8 HF + 2 UF6

This is an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction:

2 UIV - 4 e- 2 UVI (oxidation)

10 F0 + 10 e- 10 F-I (reduction)

2 N-III - 6 e- 2 N0 (oxidation)

NH4[UF5] is a reducing agent, F2 is an oxidizing agent, NH4[UF5] is a reducing agent.

Reactants:

  • F2
    • Names: Fluorine source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Fluorine-19 source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Yellow compressed gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Pale-yellow to greenish gas with a pungent, irritating odor. source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • NH4[UF5]

Products:

  • N2
    • Names: Dinitrogen source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-07, Nitrogen (compressed gas) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Nitrogen (liquified) source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Odourless colourless compressed gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Odourless colourless extremely cold liquid source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • HFFluorane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Hydrogen fluoride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Hydrofluoric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Fluorhydric acid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colourless gas or colourless liquid (below 19.5 °C) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colorless solution source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless gas or colourless fuming liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colourless fuming liquid with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas or fuming liquid (below 67°F) with a strong, irritating odor. [Note: Shipped in cylinders.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • UF6Uranium hexafluoride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04, Uranium(VI) fluoride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28
    • Other names: Hexafluorouranium source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, [UF6] source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Uranium fluoride source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Appearance: Colorless solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28; Colourless-to-white deliquescent crystals source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04