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    Posted 2 years ago

    RadiumGuy
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    Primary and secondary uranium minerals from the Musonoi Mine, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This location has the richest uranium deposit in the world. Uranium for the World War II bombs was mined here. This piece is also rich in radium and gives off strong gamma radiation. Readings measured over 2,500 times average background radiation. A beautiful piece but cannot be stored indoors. Acquired from a museum collection.

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    Comments

    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
      Can it be stored in the neighbourhood ? !! LOL !
    2. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
      i hear you can keep it in the white house if you get it there soon!
    3. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
      Are you sure you want that anywhere close to you? My grandfather worked for Wismut ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wismut_(mining_company) - not by choice. He did a horrible death.
    4. buckethead, 2 years ago
      Working in tech support at a commercial nuclear electrical power generating plant....I practice the basic three....time, distance, and shielding :)

      Cool piece.

    5. SpiritBear, 2 years ago
      How do you store it?
    6. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
      Make a microwave that doesn't have to be plugged in, but you can't open the door. Had a few friends whom I wondered if they or their parents may have played with this shit !

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