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Title: Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories

Abstract

A backfill composition for sorbing and retaining hazardous elements of nuclear wastes comprises 50 to 70% by weight of quartz, 10 to 30% by weight of montmorillonite, 1 to 10% by weight of phosphate mineral, 1 to 10% by weight of ferrous mineral, 1 to 10% by weight of sulfate mineral and 1 to 10% by weight of attapulgite.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6891713
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy TIC; ERA-06-015377; EDB-81-044381
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; BACKFILLING; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; UNDERGROUND DISPOSAL; ANHYDRITE; APATITES; ATTAPULGITE; CALCITE; DOLOMITE; ENGINEERED SAFETY SYSTEMS; GARNETS; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; ILMENITE; MAGNETITE; MINERALS; MONAZITES; MONTMORILLONITE; OLIVINE; PHOSPHATES; PYRITES; QUARTZ; SORPTIVE PROPERTIES; SULFATES; ACTINIDE COMPOUNDS; ALKALINE EARTH METAL COMPOUNDS; CALCIUM CARBONATES; CALCIUM COMPOUNDS; CALCIUM SULFATES; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CARBONATE ROCKS; CARBONATES; CHALCOGENIDES; CLAYS; INORGANIC ION EXCHANGERS; ION EXCHANGE MATERIALS; IRON COMPOUNDS; IRON ORES; IRON OXIDES; IRON SILICATES; MAGNESIUM CARBONATES; MAGNESIUM COMPOUNDS; MAGNESIUM SILICATES; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; ORES; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS; POLLUTANTS; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOACTIVE MINERALS; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RARE EARTH COMPOUNDS; ROCKS; SEDIMENTARY ROCKS; SILICATES; SILICON COMPOUNDS; SILICON OXIDES; SULFIDES; SULFUR COMPOUNDS; SULFUR ORES; SURFACE PROPERTIES; THORIUM COMPOUNDS; THORIUM MINERALS; THORIUM PHOSPHATES; TITANIUM COMPOUNDS; TITANIUM OXIDES; TRANSITION ELEMENT COMPOUNDS; WASTE DISPOSAL; WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTES 052002* -- Nuclear Fuels-- Waste Disposal & Storage

Citation Formats

Beall, G.W., and Allard, B.M. Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Beall, G.W., & Allard, B.M. Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories. United States.
Beall, G.W., and Allard, B.M. Fri . "Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories". United States.
@article{osti_6891713,
title = {Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories},
author = {Beall, G.W. and Allard, B.M.},
abstractNote = {A backfill composition for sorbing and retaining hazardous elements of nuclear wastes comprises 50 to 70% by weight of quartz, 10 to 30% by weight of montmorillonite, 1 to 10% by weight of phosphate mineral, 1 to 10% by weight of ferrous mineral, 1 to 10% by weight of sulfate mineral and 1 to 10% by weight of attapulgite.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {5}
}