Torbernite on Matrix – Sullin’s Branch Mine, Mitchell Co. North Carolina, USA


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Torbernite Crystals on Matrix – Sullin’s Branch Mine, North Carolina


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Torbernite  on Matrix AKA Cupro-Uranite – USA

Common Name: Torbernite / Meta-torbernite

Size: 71x50x14mm

Approximate Weight: 44g

Locality: Sullin’s Branch Mine, Mitchell Co. North Carolina, USA

Torbernite is a radioactive mineral with the formula Cu(UO₂)₂(PO₄)₂·10-12H₂O, belonging to the uraninite group typically occurring as bright green, tabular crystals or as fine-grained masses. Torbernite gets its vibrant color from both its high uranium and copper contents giving it a distinctive appearance and unique crystal structure.

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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