Journal of Mining Science

, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 290–294 | Cite as

Strontium removal from aqueous media by natural and modified sorbents

  • G. R. Bochkarev
  • G. I. Pushkareva
Mineral Dressing


The article presents the analysis of application of a natural and then modified mineral sorbent to strontium removal from natural and waste waters. The authors have shown the high-efficient sorption capacity of naturally occurring and thermally treated brucite relative to strontium. Besides, they have revealed the relationships of the mineral sorption and pH of a water medium, as well as the interaction of strontium and the sorbent surface.


Sorption brucite radioactive nuclides extraction ratio 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. R. Bochkarev
    • 1
  • G. I. Pushkareva
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mining, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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