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Title: CATALYZED OXIDATION OF URANIUM IN CARBONATE SOLUTIONS

Abstract

A process is given wherein carbonate solutions are employed to leach uranium from ores and the like containing lower valent uranium species by utilizing catalytic amounts of copper in the presence of ammonia therein and simultaneously supplying an oxidizing agent thereto. The catalysis accelerates rate of dissolution and increases recovery of uranium from the ore. (AEC)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4790964
Patent Number(s):
3036881
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-016454
NSA Number:
NSA-16-016454
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; AMMONIA; CARBONATES; CATALYSIS; COPPER; EFFICIENCY; LEACHING; ORE PROCESSING; RECOVERY; SOLUTIONS; URANIUM; URANIUM ORES

Citation Formats

Clifford, W.E. CATALYZED OXIDATION OF URANIUM IN CARBONATE SOLUTIONS. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Clifford, W.E. CATALYZED OXIDATION OF URANIUM IN CARBONATE SOLUTIONS. United States.
Clifford, W.E. Tue . "CATALYZED OXIDATION OF URANIUM IN CARBONATE SOLUTIONS". United States.
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title = {CATALYZED OXIDATION OF URANIUM IN CARBONATE SOLUTIONS},
author = {Clifford, W.E.},
abstractNote = {A process is given wherein carbonate solutions are employed to leach uranium from ores and the like containing lower valent uranium species by utilizing catalytic amounts of copper in the presence of ammonia therein and simultaneously supplying an oxidizing agent thereto. The catalysis accelerates rate of dissolution and increases recovery of uranium from the ore. (AEC)},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {5}
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