Kasolite Crystals on Matrix, Stabilized – Katanga Copper Crescent, Congo – Uranium Ore


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Kasolite Crystals on Matrix


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Kasolite Crystals on Matrix

From: Swambo Hill, Haut-Katanga, Congo

Size: 25x33x20mm

Approximate Weight: 22.7g

Formula: Pb(UO2)(SiO4) · H2O

This specimen was stabilized with Paraloid B-72,  a commonly used conservation material in the field of mineral preservation, providing excellent protective qualities for stabilization and long-term conservation. The stabilization process results in a specimen that won’t drop crystals like kasolite can if handled or shipped.

Shipped only with USPS Parcel Select Ground (2-8 days), wrapped in plastic, lead foil, and bubble wrap in a box big enough to bring the parcel surface activity 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 five feet away 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

Geiger counter not included.

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