25g Autunite Fragments, Fluorescent Uranium Mica Shipped in a Lead Pig
Common Name: autunite
Locality: Shandong Provence
Mineral: calcium uranyl phosphate, also called calco-uranite
Autunite contains 48.27% virgin uranium. This specimen will glow bright green in the presence of UV light due to the presence of phosphorus.
This listing is for one Lead Pig containing at least 25 grams of calco-uranite (autunite) mica fragments. The size of the lead pig is 62mm in maximum diameter by 83mm tall.
You will receive the specimens shown in the last picture. The excess weight is intended to make up for any matrix that may be found attached to the pieces. The last photograph was taken without any extra UV light, so that’s why it looks different than the others.
Shipped with USPS Select Ground only in a plastic bag in a lead container 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)
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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