Processing of phosphodihydrate to separate rare-earth elements and obtain gypsum free from phosphates and fluorides

  • E. P. Lokshin
  • O. A. Tareeva
  • I. P. Elizarova
Inorganic Synthesis and Industrial Inorganic Chemistry


Geotechnological complex processing of phosphodihydrate, including sulfuric acid leaching, sorption extraction of rare-earth elements, recovery of leaching solutions to obtain rare-earth products and gypsum material, which in the radioactivity and concentration of impurity fluorides and phosphates is suitable for use in building and cement industries, is outlined.


Thorium Sulfuric Acid Solution Nitric Acid Solution Phosphogypsum Cement Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. Lokshin
    • 1
  • O. A. Tareeva
    • 1
  • I. P. Elizarova
    • 1
  1. 1.Tananaev Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Rare Elements and Mineral ResourcesKola Scientific CenterApatity, Murmansk oblastRussia

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