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Title: METHOD OF DISSOLVING METALLIC URANIUM

Abstract

A process is presented for more rapidly dissolving metallic uranium which comprises contacting the uranium with a mixture of nitric and phosphoric acids. The preferred concentration is a mixture which is about 10 M in nitric acid and between 0.1 to 0.15 M in phosphoric acid.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4230814
Patent Number(s):
2897047
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01G - COMPOUNDS CONTAINING METALS NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES C01D OR C01F
NSA Number:
NSA-14-002501
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; METALS; MIXING; NITRIC ACID; PHOSPHORIC ACID; SOLUBILITY; URANIUM

Citation Formats

Schulz, W W. METHOD OF DISSOLVING METALLIC URANIUM. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Schulz, W W. METHOD OF DISSOLVING METALLIC URANIUM. United States.
Schulz, W W. Tue . "METHOD OF DISSOLVING METALLIC URANIUM". United States.
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abstractNote = {A process is presented for more rapidly dissolving metallic uranium which comprises contacting the uranium with a mixture of nitric and phosphoric acids. The preferred concentration is a mixture which is about 10 M in nitric acid and between 0.1 to 0.15 M in phosphoric acid.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {7}
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