Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 176, Issue 6, pp 471–475 | Cite as

Determination of lanthanum in phosphate rock and in its products by neutron activation analysis

  • M. Solache-Ríos
  • E. Ordoñez-Regil
  • J. L. Iturbe


Lanthanum was determined in phosphoric rock and in its products obtained in the process of production of phosphoric acid and fertilizers in Mexican plants. The method used for the determination of lanthanum was neutron activation analysis. It is observed that the concentration of lanthanum is higher in the fraction of calcium salts.


Calcium Phosphate Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Phosphoric Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Solache-Ríos
    • 1
  • E. Ordoñez-Regil
    • 1
  • J. L. Iturbe
    • 1
  1. 1.Depto. de QuímicaInstituto Nacional de Investigaciones NuclearesMéxicoMexico

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