Acicular Malachite on Heteroginite Matrix – Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo


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Malachite on Heteroginite Matrix – Musonoi Mine, Lualaba-DR Congo



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Malachite on Heteroginite Matrix
Common Name: Malachite, Heteroginite

Size: 16x25x39mm

Approximate Weight: 8g

Malachite Formula Cu2CO3(OH)2.

Heteroginite Formula: Co3+O(OH)

Locality: Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Both malachite and heterogenite are known to occur in non-radioactive forms and are not typically considered radioactive minerals. Radioactivity in minerals is usually associated with the presence of specific radioactive elements, such as uranium or thorium.

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 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.

A small UV light source is included with the purchase.

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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