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Oxygen-17, 17O
Symbol 17O
Names oxygen-17, O-17
Protons 8
Neutrons 9
Nuclide data
Natural abundance 0.0373% SMOW
0.0377421% (atmosphere)
Half-life stable
Isotope mass 16.9991315 u
Spin +5/2
Excess energy -809 keV
Binding energy 131763 keV
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).

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