Development of the complex of nuclear-physical methods of analysis for geology and technology tasks in Kazakhstan

  • V. Solodukhin
  • I. Silachyov
  • V. Poznyak
  • I. Gorlachev


The paper describes the development of nuclear-physical methods of analysis and their applications in Kazakhstan for geological tasks and technology. The basic methods of this complex include instrumental neutron-activation analysis, x-ray fluorescent analysis and instrumental γ-spectrometry. The following aspects are discussed: applications of developed and adopted analytical techniques for assessment and calculations of rare-earth metal reserves at various deposits in Kazakhstan, for technology development of mining and extraction from uranium-phosphorous ore and wastes, for radioactive coal gasification technology, for studies of rare metal contents in chromite, bauxites, black shales and their processing products.


Neutron activation analysis X-ray fluorescent analysis Instrumental γ-spectrometry Geology Technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Solodukhin
    • 1
  • I. Silachyov
    • 1
  • V. Poznyak
    • 1
  • I. Gorlachev
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear PhysicsAlmatyKazakhstan

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