scandium oxide


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scandium oxide

[′skan·dē·əm ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Sc2O3 White powder, soluble in hot acids; used to prepare scandium. Also known as scandia.
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The new product output commenced at the Urals aluminium smelter (UAZ) after the installation and launch of the pilot unit for the processing of scandium concentrate into scandium oxide.
In recognition of the potential significance of a long-term domestic source of scandium oxide we plan to establish a new subsidiary titled Scandium America Corp upon the signing of a definitive agreement with the domestic coal company, at which time further details of the Agreement will be released.
It is not unreasonable to expect that the NORNICO Stage 1 plant could ultimately, within the decade, convert from a Ni-Co-Sc ore facility to a predominantly Sc ore operation and a major long-term world supplier of scandium oxide.
Metallurgical test work has shown that in addition to nickel and cobalt, excellent extractions of scandium, being around 90% and there is excellent potential to produce scandium oxide as a valuable by product.
Under the terms of the HoA, Platina and Honfine will negotiate an Off-take Agreement for the supply of 15 tonnes of scandium oxide at a 99.