One of the products obtained from processing lead and copper dust.
Lead Plant, Ust-Kamenogorsk Metallurgical Complex
Thallium extraction and re-extraction, deposition and decomposition of Tl chromate, cementation and melting of thallium briquettes when Cu and Pb Plant dusts are treated.
Production output per year:
- optical glass
- Thallium hydroxide is added to glass to enhance its refraction.
- low-temperature thermometers for far north
- Thallium amalgam hardens only at above 60 degrees Celsius, and is used for making thermometers.