Chitumbo, Winnicki & Munsanje


Conditions for Uranium Extraction and Purification from some Zambian Ores, by E.Chitumbo, R. Winnicki, P. Chigali and S. Munsanje, Zambia Journal of Science & Technology, Vol.4, no.2, October 1979, Pg. 24-35.


Uranium ores were extracted by leaching with sulphuric acid or carbonate/bicarbonate. The uranium was purified by ion exchange chromotography and solvent extraction or direct precipitation. The sulphuric acid and carbonate consumption is low, 17 and 0.5 kg/ton ore, respectively.

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