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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 then quenching the reactivity of the nitric acid prior to nitration of the mercury metal.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Richland, WA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE HANFORD CO
OSTI Identifier:
875243
Patent Number(s):
H715
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76FF02170
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
recovery; mercury; acid; waste; residues; recovered; nitric; acid-containing; fluids; reacting; fluid; aluminum; metal; produce; quenching; reactivity; prior; nitration; acid waste; nitric acid; aluminum metal; containing fluid; containing fluids; /75/210/423/

Citation Formats

Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues. United States.
Greenhalgh, Wilbur O. Sun . "Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/875243.
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title = {Recovery of mercury from acid waste residues},
author = {Greenhalgh, Wilbur O.},
abstractNote = {Mercury can be recovered from nitric acid-containing fluids by reacting the fluid with aluminum metal to produce mercury metal, and then quenching the reactivity of the nitric acid prior to nitration of the mercury metal.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
}

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