PRECIPITATION OF NEPTUNIUM PEROXIDE

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Optimum conditions were determined for the precipitation of neptunium(IV) peroxide from nitric acid solutions. The results indicate that the precipitation could be applied successfully on a plant scale. Data are presented for the solubility of neptunium peroxide in solutions of nitric acid and hydrogen peroxide. The solubility is less than 10/sup -4/M in 1.5 to 2.5M nitric acid containing 4.5M hydrogen peroxide. Two crystalline modifications of the peroxide were prepared; these two crystalline structures were similar to structures previously reported to plutonium peroxide. (auth)

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Burney, G.A. & Dukes, E.K. July 1, 1961.

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Optimum conditions were determined for the precipitation of neptunium(IV) peroxide from nitric acid solutions. The results indicate that the precipitation could be applied successfully on a plant scale. Data are presented for the solubility of neptunium peroxide in solutions of nitric acid and hydrogen peroxide. The solubility is less than 10/sup -4/M in 1.5 to 2.5M nitric acid containing 4.5M hydrogen peroxide. Two crystalline modifications of the peroxide were prepared; these two crystalline structures were similar to structures previously reported to plutonium peroxide. (auth)

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Burney, G.A. & Dukes, E.K. PRECIPITATION OF NEPTUNIUM PEROXIDE, report, July 1, 1961; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc870249/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.