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  • 1 Institute for Geochemical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2 Mecsekérc Zrt., Pécs, Hungary
  • 3 H-1112, Budapest, Budaörsi út 45, Hungary
  • 4 H-7633, Pécs, Esztergár Lajos u. 19, Hungary
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Abstract

The search for nuclear waste deposits have been focusing on formations containing large amounts of clay minerals, as they potentially possess significant isolation capacity due to their radionuclide sorption ability. In this study the immobilization processes for Co, Sr and Cs ions on the recently described analcime-containing rock type of the Boda Siltstone Formation were investigated by batch sorption experiments. Our data suggest a high radionuclide immobilization capacity for this rock formation in the following order: Sr > Co > Cs. The dominant immobilization processes were found to be ion exchange and precipitation for Co and Sr, and chemisorption for Cs. The necessity of further sorption analyses on the studied rock formation is also raised.

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