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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 50-70% by weight of quartz, 10-30% by weight of montmorillonite, 1-10% by weight of phosphate mineral, 1-10% by weight of ferrous mineral, 1-10% by weight of sulfate mineral and 1-10% by weight of attapulgite.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Austin, TX)
  2. (Goteborg, SE)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
OSTI Identifier:
864160
Patent Number(s):
4321158
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ORNL
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
backfill; composition; secondary; barriers; nuclear; waste; repositories; sorbing; retaining; hazardous; elements; wastes; comprises; 50-70; weight; quartz; 10-30; montmorillonite; 1-10; phosphate; mineral; ferrous; sulfate; attapulgite; nuclear wastes; nuclear waste; secondary barrier; backfill composition; /588/405/502/976/

Citation Formats

Beall, Gary W., and Allard, Bert M. Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Beall, Gary W., & Allard, Bert M. Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories. United States.
Beall, Gary W., and Allard, Bert M. Fri . "Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864160.
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title = {Backfill composition for secondary barriers in nuclear waste repositories},
author = {Beall, Gary W. and Allard, Bert M.},
abstractNote = {A backfill composition for sorbing and retaining hazardous elements of nuclear wastes comprises 50-70% by weight of quartz, 10-30% by weight of montmorillonite, 1-10% by weight of phosphate mineral, 1-10% by weight of ferrous mineral, 1-10% by weight of sulfate mineral and 1-10% by weight of attapulgite.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1982},
month = {1}
}

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