Autunite Specimen, Check Source for Geiger Counter, 3.9 Gram Fluorescent Uranium Mica on Matrix
From: Pingjiang County, Hunan Province, China
Common Name: autunite on matrix
Mineral: calcium uranyl phosphate also called calco-uranite on matrix
Autunite contains 48.27% uranium. This specimen will glow bright green in the presence of UV light due to the presence of phosphorus. This specimen contains about 1 to 1.5 grams of matrix included in the total weight.
Shipped with USPS First Class only in polyethylene and bubble wrap in a box big enough to 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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