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Title: URANIUM SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS

Abstract

A method is given for extracting uranium values from ores of high phosphate content consisting of dissolving them in aqueous nitric acid, adjusting the concentration of the aqueous solution to about 2 M with respect to nitric acid, and then contacting it with diethyl ether which has previously been made 1 M with respect to nitric acid.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4182838
Patent Number(s):
2903331
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C22 - METALLURGY C22B - PRODUCTION AND REFINING OF METALS
NSA Number:
NSA-14-006370
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ACIDITY; ETHERS; NITRIC ACID; ORES; PHOSPHATES; SOLUTIONS; SOLVENT EXTRACTION; URANIUM; WATER

Citation Formats

Harrington, C D. URANIUM SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Harrington, C D. URANIUM SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS. United States.
Harrington, C D. Tue . "URANIUM SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS". United States.
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title = {URANIUM SOLVENT EXTRACTION PROCESS},
author = {Harrington, C D},
abstractNote = {A method is given for extracting uranium values from ores of high phosphate content consisting of dissolving them in aqueous nitric acid, adjusting the concentration of the aqueous solution to about 2 M with respect to nitric acid, and then contacting it with diethyl ether which has previously been made 1 M with respect to nitric acid.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {9}
}