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Unusual Zirconium Silicate (Zircon)


Product No.: mf32-107



 
Unusual Zirconium Silicate (Zircon)
Unusual Zirconium Silicate (Zircon)
Unusual Zirconium Silicate (Zircon)
Unusual Zirconium Silicate (Zircon)
Unusual Zirconium Silicate (Zircon)

 

 

Mineral:
Zircon (Hf)
Chemical Formula:
ZrSiO4 (7% HfO2)
Size:
32,2 x 29,1 x 20,8 mm
Weight:
155,3 ct or 31,06 g
Transparence:
opaque
Quantity:
1
Origin:
Kyauk Pyat That, west of Mogok, Burma (Myanmar)

This is an unusual radioactive zircon. The crystal or aggregate has geode-like shape with one round surface one face with radial pattern. This zirconium silicate is rich in Hafnium (7%). The radiation is caused by Uranium and Thorium content. The gamma radiation is 7 µSv/h and the total dosage is 20 µSv/h. Specimen should be handled with care