Radium processing


The method of treating carnotite, a uranium, ore used by the Bureau of Mines is outlined in this chapter. Leaching, Filtering, and Washing Ore The ore is ground to 20 mesh and is leached with strong hot nitric acid in acid-proof earthenware pots. The amount of acid used is 121 pounds of 100 per cent … Read more

RADIUM, URANIUM & VANADIUM Extraction & Recovery #1

Until recently little had been published on methods of treating any of the uranium ores for the extraction of radium, although a number of patents have been issued both in this country and abroad. Therefore persons interested in methods of extracting radium have had little to guide them, as details of the methods in use have … Read more