Fixation of radioactive waste by reaction with clays: progress report

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Reactions of clay with Hanford-type radioactive wastes (liquids, salt cake, and sludge) were studied as a means of immobilization of radionuclides contained in the waste. Products of these reactions were identified as the crystalline sodium aluminosilicates, cancrinite and nepheline. Radionuclides are entrapped in these crystalline minerals. Conceptual flow diagrams for conversion of high-salt wastes to cancrinite and nepheline were defined and tested. The mineral products were evaluated for use as forms for long-term storage of radioactive waste. (auth)

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Delegard, C.H. & Barney, G.S. July 1, 1975.

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Reactions of clay with Hanford-type radioactive wastes (liquids, salt cake, and sludge) were studied as a means of immobilization of radionuclides contained in the waste. Products of these reactions were identified as the crystalline sodium aluminosilicates, cancrinite and nepheline. Radionuclides are entrapped in these crystalline minerals. Conceptual flow diagrams for conversion of high-salt wastes to cancrinite and nepheline were defined and tested. The mineral products were evaluated for use as forms for long-term storage of radioactive waste. (auth)

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  • Report No.: ARH-ST--124
  • Grant Number: E(45-1)-2130
  • DOI: 10.2172/4048225 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4048225
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc869721

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Delegard, C.H. & Barney, G.S. Fixation of radioactive waste by reaction with clays: progress report, report, July 1, 1975; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc869721/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.