thorium fluoride

thorium fluoride

[′thȯr·ē·əm ′flu̇r‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
ThF4 A white, toxic powder, melts at 1111°C; used to make thorium metal and magnesium-thorium alloys and in high-temperature ceramics.
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For the extraction of Thorium-238 5 mol/dm3 HNO3 solution has been reported to be suitable but thorium fluoride formation interferes with extraction of Th-238.