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Title: Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues

Abstract

Mercury can be recovered from nitric acid-containing fluids by reacting the fluid with aluminum metal to produce mercury metal, and thence quenching the reactivity of the nitric acid prior to nitration of the mercury metal. 1 fig.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6789410
Patent Number(s):
-US-A6019834
Assignee:
TIC; ERA-14-000131; EDB-88-182629
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; ALUMINIUM; DISSOLUTION; FUEL ELEMENTS; MERCURY; RECOVERY; CATALYSTS; INVENTIONS; NITRIC ACID; QUENCHING; REACTOR VESSELS; CONTAINERS; ELEMENTS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INORGANIC ACIDS; METALS; REACTOR COMPONENTS 050800* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Spent Fuels Reprocessing

Citation Formats

Greenhalgh, W.O. Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Greenhalgh, W.O. Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues. United States.
Greenhalgh, W.O. Fri . "Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues". United States.
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author = {Greenhalgh, W.O.},
abstractNote = {Mercury can be recovered from nitric acid-containing fluids by reacting the fluid with aluminum metal to produce mercury metal, and thence quenching the reactivity of the nitric acid prior to nitration of the mercury metal. 1 fig.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {2}
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