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S. Hasany Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology Nuclear Chemistry Division P.O. Nilore Rawalpindi (Pakistan)

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Abstract  

A simple, rapid and selective separation procedure of gold based on its extraction with 1-phenyl-3-methyl-4-trifluoroacetylpyrazolone-5 has been developed. The dependence of the distribution ratio of gold on the pH of aqueous solutions, concentration of hydrochloric, nitric and perchloric acids and the organic solvents has been investigated. Decontamination factors for a number of metal ions with respect to gold are reported. Excellent separation of gold is obtained from many elements including noble metals. Citrate, cyanide, iodide, thiosulfate and thiourea completely mask gold, whereas oxalate does not interfere. Solutions of 1 M HCl, 0.2 M KCN, and the buffer of pH 0.8 readily strip gold from the organic phase. Some useful analytical applications of this procedure are discussed.

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Journal of Radionalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Language English
Size A4
Year of
Foundation
1968
Volumes
per Year
1
Issues
per Year
12
Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
Founder's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Publisher's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
CH-6330 Cham, Switzerland Gewerbestrasse 11.
Responsible
Publisher
Chief Executive Officer, Akadémiai Kiadó
ISSN 0236-5731 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2780 (Online)