Inorganic Materials

, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 139–142 | Cite as

Pb distribution in multistep bismuth refining products



Significant amounts of lead impurities have been removed from bismuth using a multistep refining process involving bismuth electrorefining in a hydrochloric acid solution, melting of a cathodic bismuth sponge, and pyrometallurgical processing of molten bismuth in an inert atmosphere. The Pb distribution between bismuth and the products forming in different refining steps has been studied.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Siberian DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Novosibirsk State UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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