Oxygen-17

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Oxygen-17, 17O
General
Symbol17O
Namesoxygen-17, O-17
Protons8
Neutrons9
Nuclide data
Natural abundance0.0373% SMOW[1]
0.0377421% (atmosphere[2])
Half-lifestable
Isotope mass16.9991315 u
Spin+5/2
Excess energy-809 keV
Binding energy131763 keV
-2.760
Isotopes of oxygen
Complete table of nuclides

Oxygen-17 (17O) is a low-abundance, natural, stable isotope of oxygen (0.0373% in seawater; it is about twice as common as deuterium).

References[change | change source]

  1. Hoefs, Jochen (1997). Stable Isotope Geochemistry. Springer Verlag. ISBN 978-3-540-40227-5.
  2. Blunier, Thomas; Bruce Barnett; Michael L. Bender; Melissa B. Hendricks (2002). "Biological oxygen productivity during the last 60,000 years from triple oxygen isotope measurements". Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 6. 16 (3): 1029. Bibcode:2002GBioC..16c...3B. doi:10.1029/2001GB001460.