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Title: PYROMETALLURGICAL METHOD

Abstract

The liquid--liquid extraction of plutonium by magnesium from uranium or uranium--chromium alloy is described. Calcium is added to magnesium in about eutectic proportions, which results in a purer plutonium.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4041280
Patent Number(s):
2992915
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
NSA Number:
NSA-15-022386
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-61
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; CALCIUM; CHROMIUM ALLOYS; COMBUSTION; LIQUIDS; MAGNESIUM; METALLURGY; PLUTONIUM; SOLVENT EXTRACTION; URANIUM ALLOYS

Citation Formats

Nelson, P A. PYROMETALLURGICAL METHOD. United States: N. p., 1961. Web.
Nelson, P A. PYROMETALLURGICAL METHOD. United States.
Nelson, P A. Tue . "PYROMETALLURGICAL METHOD". United States.
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title = {PYROMETALLURGICAL METHOD},
author = {Nelson, P A},
abstractNote = {The liquid--liquid extraction of plutonium by magnesium from uranium or uranium--chromium alloy is described. Calcium is added to magnesium in about eutectic proportions, which results in a purer plutonium.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1961},
month = {7}
}