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Title: SEPARATION OF THORIUM FROM URANIUM

Abstract

A description is given for the separation of thorium from uranium by forming an aqueous acidic solution containing ionic species of thorium, uranyl uranium, and hydroxylamine, flowing the solution through a column containing the phenol-formaldehyde type cation exchange resin to selectively adsorb substantially all the thorium values and a portion of the uranium values, flowing a dilute solution of hydrochloric acid through the column to desorb the uranium values, and then flowing a dilute aqueous acidic solution containing an ion, such as bisulfate, which has a complexing effect upon thortum through the column to desorb substantially all of the thorium.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4193778
Patent Number(s):
2902338
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-006364
NSA Number:
NSA-14-006364
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; ACIDS; ADSORPTION; AMINES; COMPLEXES; HYDROCHLORIC ACID; ION EXCHANGE; IONS; RESINS; SEPARATION PROCESSES; SOLUTIONS; SULFATES; THORIUM; URANIUM; URANYL COMPOUNDS; WATER

Citation Formats

Bane, R.W. SEPARATION OF THORIUM FROM URANIUM. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Bane, R.W. SEPARATION OF THORIUM FROM URANIUM. United States.
Bane, R.W. Tue . "SEPARATION OF THORIUM FROM URANIUM". United States.
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title = {SEPARATION OF THORIUM FROM URANIUM},
author = {Bane, R.W.},
abstractNote = {A description is given for the separation of thorium from uranium by forming an aqueous acidic solution containing ionic species of thorium, uranyl uranium, and hydroxylamine, flowing the solution through a column containing the phenol-formaldehyde type cation exchange resin to selectively adsorb substantially all the thorium values and a portion of the uranium values, flowing a dilute solution of hydrochloric acid through the column to desorb the uranium values, and then flowing a dilute aqueous acidic solution containing an ion, such as bisulfate, which has a complexing effect upon thortum through the column to desorb substantially all of the thorium.},
doi = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {9}
}