5.5g Autunite Specimen, Check Source for Geiger Counter, Fluorescent Uranium Mica in a Glass Vial
Common Name: autunite
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 Vial containing at least five and a half grams of calco-uranite (autunite) mica chunks. A small UV light source is included with your order. The size of each vial is 22mm in maximum diameter by 31.3mm tall.
Excellent alpha particle source!
When this vial is placed within 1/4 inch of a beta/gamma sensitive Geiger tube, a count above 2000CPM can be expected.
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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