Extraction of Cesium from Pollucite

  1. John C. Bailar Jr.
  1. George W. Watt1,
  2. Wm. C. Smith2,
  3. Robert West3,
  4. Robert P. Anderson3,
  5. Lewis I. Krimen2 and
  6. Therald Moeller2

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470132357.ch2

Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 4

Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 4

How to Cite

Watt, G. W., Smith, Wm. C., West, R., Anderson, R. P., Krimen, L. I. and Moeller, T. (1953) Extraction of Cesium from Pollucite, in Inorganic Syntheses, Volume 4 (ed J. C. Bailar), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470132357.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Illinois

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Texas, Austin, Tex.

  2. 2

    University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill.

  3. 3

    Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1953

Book Series:

  1. Inorganic Syntheses

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470131633

Online ISBN: 9780470132357



  • cesium extraction;
  • pollucite;
  • cesium antimony (III) chloride mthod;
  • cesium nitrate;
  • cesium alum method


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cesium Antimony(III) Chloride Method and Preparation of Cesium Nitrate

  • Cesium Alum Method

  • Cesium Iododichloride Method