Estimated Manufacturing Costs for the Recovery of Thorium and Uranium from Monazite Sand Metadata

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  • Main Title Estimated Manufacturing Costs for the Recovery of Thorium and Uranium from Monazite Sand
  • Series Title BMI (Series)
  • Series Title Battelle Memorial Institute Reports
  • Added Title Battelle Memorial Institute Report BMI-244


  • Author: Calkins, G. D.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Filbert, R. B., Jr.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Originator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Originator: Battelle Memorial Institute
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: Battelle Memorial Institute
    Place of Publication: Columbus, Ohio


  • Creation: 1950-09-15


  • English


  • Content Description: Abstract: "Costs have been estimated for the production of uranium and pure thorium from monasite concentrates by a process involving (1) reaction of monasite with caustic soda, (2) dissolution of the hydrous oxides in hydrochloric acid, (3) separation from the bulk of the rare earths by hydroxide precipitation of thorium and uranium, and (4) purification by solvent extraction."
  • Physical Description: [25] p. : ill., tables ; 28 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Monazite -- Refining.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Uranium -- Refining.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Thorium -- Refining.

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  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL
  • Name: TRAIL Microcard Collection
    Code: TRAMC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • OCLC: 920710872
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.AT 7:22/BMI-244
  • Report No.: BMI-244
  • Government Documents No.: AT-30-1-Gen-228
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc502505


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