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Production of High-purity Magnetite Nanoparticles from a Low-grade Iron Ore via Solvent Extraction
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 Title & Authors
Production of High-purity Magnetite Nanoparticles from a Low-grade Iron Ore via Solvent Extraction
Suh, Yong Jae; Do, Thi May; Kil, Dae Sup; Jang, Hee Dong; Cho, Kuk;
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 Abstract
We produced magnetite nanoparticles (MNPs) and a Mg-rich solution as a nano-adsorbent and a coagulant for water treatment, respectively, using a low-grade iron ore. The ore was leached with aqueous hydrochloric acid and its impurities were removed by solvent extraction of the leachate using tri-n-butyl phosphate as an extractant. The content of Si and Mg, which inhibit the formation of MNPs, was reduced from 10.3 wt% and 15.5 wt% to 28.1 mg/L and < 1.4 mg/L, respectively. Consequently, the Fe content increased from 68.6 wt% to 99.8 wt%. The high-purity solution recovered was used to prepare 5-15-nm MNPs by coprecipitation. The wastewater produced contained a large amount of and can be used to precipitate struvite in sewage treatment. This process helps reduce the cost of both sewage and iron-orewastewater treatments, as well as in the economic production of the nano-adsorbent.
 Keywords
Iron Oxide;Nanomaterial;Environmentally Friendly;Adsorption;Precipitation;
 Language
English
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