Meta-ankoleite – Kővágószőlős Uranium Mine Hungary
Formula: K2(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 6H2O
Approximate Weight: 42g
Locality:Kővágószőlős Uranium Mine, Kővágótöttös, Pécs District, Baranya County, Hungary
Named in 1966 by Michael J. Gallagher and David Atkin for the type locality, the Ankole District and for “meta-” suggesting a level of hydration of the mineral. Ankole originally was a kingdom in what is now southwestern Uganda
Fluorescence was captured at 365nm.
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
This item will conform to the USPS shipping restrictions when shipped.
Geiger counter not included.
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