Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 310, Issue 1, pp 329–337 | Cite as

An extractive studies on behavior of thorium(IV) from malonate media by 2-octylaminopyridine: a green approach

  • G. D. Kore
  • S. A. Patil
  • M. A. Anuse
  • S. S. Kolekar


Thorium(IV) was extracted from 1 × 10−2 M sodium malonate medium by using 5 × 10−2 M 2-octylaminopyridine in xylene. The extracted thorium(IV) was stripped with 5 × 10−1 M HNO3 from organic phase and determined by EDTA. Thorium(IV) was selectively extracted and separated from uranium, lanthanum, cerium, yttrium, zirconium, neodymium, samarium, palladium, ruthenium, molybdenum, europium, cadmium in binary and ternary mixtures and real samples such as monazite ore, gas mantles.


Extraction 2-Octylaminopyridine Thorium(IV) Sodium malonate Xylene 



One of the author GDK is thankful to University Grants Commission (UGC) for providing fellowship under FIP. The authors are also grateful to UGC-SAP and DST-FIST programmes of Department of Chemistry, Shivaji University Kolhapur for providing laboratory facilities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. D. Kore
    • 1
  • S. A. Patil
    • 1
  • M. A. Anuse
    • 1
  • S. S. Kolekar
    • 1
  1. 1.Analytical Chemistry and Material Science Research Laboratory, Department of ChemistryShivaji UniversityKolhapurIndia

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