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Title: Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues

Abstract

Mercury can be recovered from nitric acid-containing fluids by reacting the fluid with aluminum metal to produce mercury metal, and then quenching the reactivity of the nitric acid prior to nitration of the mercury metal.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
US Department of Energy (USDOE), Washington DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176608
Patent Number(s):
H000715
Assignee:
United States Of America, Department Of Energy
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues. United States.
Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Tue . "Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176608.
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abstractNote = {Mercury can be recovered from nitric acid-containing fluids by reacting the fluid with aluminum metal to produce mercury metal, and then quenching the reactivity of the nitric acid prior to nitration of the mercury metal.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {12}
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