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Apatite sequestration of technetium

United States Patent

September 13, 2016
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A method for sequestering technetium is disclosed. The method includes contacting technetium with apatite under reducing conditions whereby the technetium is absorbed by the apatite.
Moore; Robert C. (Edgewood, NM), Tucker; Mark D. (Albuquerque, NM), Rigali; Mark J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
14/ 276,804
May 13, 2014
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The Government has rights to this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.