Tobermorites: A new family of cation exchangers

Sridhar Komarneni, Della M. Roy

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Tobermorites have cation-exchange and selectivity properties intermediate between those of clay minerals and zeolites. Aluminum-substituted tobermorites in particular show high selectivity for cesium. This new group of cation exchangers may find applications in catalysis and in nuclear and hazardous waste disposal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)647-648
Number of pages2
Issue number4611
StatePublished - 1983

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