25 – grams Autunite, Fluorescent Uranium Mica Shipped in a Lead Pig
Common Name: autunite
Locality: Huantai County, Zibo Shandong Provence China
Mineral: calcium uranyl phosphate, also called calco-uranite
Autunite contains 48.27% natural uranium
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 60 mm in maximum diameter by 96mm tall. The empty weight of the lead pig is 1lb, 6oz and its internal dimensions are 26mm (1″) in diameter and 64mm (2.5″) tall.
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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