Fluorescent Uranium Mica Specimen, Check Source for Geiger Counter, One Gram Sealed Vial
Common Name: autunite
Mineral: calcium uranyl phosphate also called calco-uranite
Autunite contains 48.27% uranium. This specimen will glow bright green in the presence of UV light due to the presence of phosphorus.
A count of 1000CPM can be expected when the sealed specimen is placed within 1/4 inch a beta/gamma sensitive Geiger counter.
A small UV light source is included with each vial.
The size of each vial is 40mm tall by 15.8mm in maximum diameter. Each vial has been sealed closed using epoxy for safety purposes. Attempting to open the vial is not recommended.
Shipped with USPS First Class only in polyethylene and bubble wrap in a black tin-plated steel box to protect from crushing and bring the parcel surface activity well below the 0.5mR/hr shipping limit.
(the unshielded specimen itself has an activity above 70 Bq/gram)
If you are looking for a different amount in this vial, please feel free to contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a custom quote.
The buyer must assume responsibility for this item and use it according to its intended purpose. Keep this away from children and store it at least three feet from anywhere anyone spends a lot of time.
This listing meets the requirements of NRC 10 CFR 40.22
It also meets U.S.P.S domestic shipping requirements for exempt limited quantities of class 7 materials according to –347.22 “are eligible under 49 CFR to be shipped as excepted packages for limited quantities” and –Exhibit 347.22 Activity Limits– and also –173.435– Table of A1 and A2 values
This item will conform to the USPS shipping restrictions when shipped.
Geiger counter not included.
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