Fluoride Processing of Titanium-Containing Minerals


Fluoride processing of natural ilmenite with the use of ammonium hydrogen difluoride (NH4HF2) as an effective fluorinating agent is suggested. Chemistry, composition, structure, thermal and hydrolytic properties of fluorination products were investigated. Ammonium fluoro- and oxofluorotitanates are suitable for preparing of titanium dioxide as pigmentary product or as doped by nitrogen and fluorine.

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N. Laptash and I. Maslennikova, "Fluoride Processing of Titanium-Containing Minerals," Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 2 No. 4B, 2012, pp. 21-24. doi: 10.4236/ampc.2012.24B006.

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