Uranium Mineral Collections

Collection of Eight Very Active Botryoidal Pitchblende Specimens from The Czech Republic

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Collection of Eight Very Active Botryoidal Pitchblende Specimens from The Czech Republic

Description: Very nice collection of 8 botryoidal Pitchblende specimens from the Czech Republic. These are very active specimens with a classic botryoidal coating of Pitchblende. 

Size Range: 2.5 to 5 cm. Total Weight: 188 grams

Surface Radioactivity: Collection as a whole measures about 450,000 CPM and 200 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the collection.

Collection of Eight Very Active Botryoidal Pitchblende Specimens from The Czech Republic: $800. Shipping: $15.


Set of Three Very Active Torbernite Specimens from The Congo, Collected in 1955

Torbernite Specimen #1 of Set from The Congo, Collected in 1955

Description: Stunning specimen from The Belgian Congo that was collected in 1955.  Dense crystal coverage on the surface. This specimen came from the estate of a physicist who worked for the AEC.

Size: 7 x 4 x 3 cm. Weight: 103 grams

Surface Radioactivity: About 110,000 CPM and 40 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Torbernite Specimen #2 of Set from The Congo, Collected in 1955

Torbernite Specimen #2 from The Congo, Collected in 1955

Description: Heavy and dense Torbernite specimen from The Belgian Congo that was collected in 1955.  Great crystal coverage on the surface of the specimen. This specimen also came from the estate of the physicist.

Size: 8 x 5 x 4.5 cm. Weight: 164 grams

Surface Radioactivity: About 150,000 CPM and 50 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Torbernite Specimen #3 of Set from The Congo, Collected in 1955

Torbernite Specimen #3 from The Congo, Collected in 1955

Description: Another beautiful Torbernite specimen from The Belgian Congo that was collected in 1955.  Great crystal coverage on one side of the specimen. This specimen also came from the estate of the physicist.

Size: 9 x 7 x 4 cm. Weight: 242 grams

Surface Radioactivity: About 140,000 CPM and 40 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Set of 3 Torbernite Specimens from The Congo: $750. Shipping: $25.


Collection of Five Uraninite Specimens

Description: This following collection of five different rich Uraninite specimens comes from Utah, Colorado and Germany. All of the specimens have high activity levels and as a set represent a great collection of the primary Uranium ore that was sought after by miners and mining companies during the heydays of Uranium processing. The photos and descriptions below show the characteristics of each of the five specimens included in this set. 

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Uraninite  #1 of Collection

Description: Uraninite from the Continental Uranium Mine, Powder Basin Wyoming.

Size: 3 x 2.5 x 1 cm. Weight: 26.5 grams

Surface Radioactivity: Over 140,000 CPM and 40 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Uraninite #2 of Collection

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Uraninite #2 of Collection

Description: Very hot polished Uraninte specimen from the Lookout No. 22 Claim, in the Marshall Pass District of Saguache Co, Colorado.

Size: 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm. Weight: 38.5 grams

Surface Radioactivity: 300,000 CPM and 100 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Uraninite #3 of Collection

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Uraninite #3 of Collection

Description: Fascinating striated Uraninite specimen from the Hideout Mine, White Canyon District in San Juan County Utah.

Size: 4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm. Weight: 37.4 grams

Surface Radioactivity: 210,000 CPM and 70 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Uraninite #4 of Collection

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Uraninite #4 of Collection

Description: Super black and rich Uraninite Specimen from the Aubrey Ladwig Lease in Jefferson County, Colorado

Size: 3.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm. Weight: 28 grams

Surface Radioactivity: 250,000 CPM and 80 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Uraninite #5 of Collection

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Uraninite #5 of Collection

Description: Pronounced and thick Uraninite in this classic specimen from Saxony Germany.

Size: 5 x 3 x 2 cm. Weight: 50 grams

Surface Radioactivity: 200,000 CPM and 60 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimen.   

Complete Collection of Five Uraninite Specimens

Price: $750 Shipping: $15


Very Hot Uraninite Collection (six specimens) from the Engersoll Mine in South Dakota

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Uraninite Collection (six specimens) from the Engersoll Mine in South Dakota

Description: Very hot collection of six Uraninite specimens from the the Engersoll Mine in Keystone, South Dakota.  Colorful secondaries also present as shown in the photos.

Size: Specimens range from 1 - 3 cm in width.  Weight: Total weight of specimens is 53 grams.

Surface Radioactivity: Specimens total 360,000 CPM and 150,000 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimens.   

Price for Set of Six Specimens: $400. Shipping: $15.


Three Samarskite Specimens from Jefferson County, Colorado

Three Samarskite Specimens from Jefferson County, Colorado

Description: Three Samarskite specimens with rich brown and black Samarskite-(Y) from Jefferson County, Colorado. 

Size range:  3 to 4 cm. Total weight: 128 grams.

Surface radioactivity: 90,000 CPM and 25 mR/hr on a on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimens.

Price: $200. Shipping: $15


Trio of Unknown Radioactive Minerals 

Trio of Unknown Radioactive Minerals

Description: Interesting set of three active, large and heavy radioactive minerals. Top minerals are Uraninite in matrix specimens from the Ascension Mine in Colorado. Bottom specimen is Uraninite, Bornite, Weeksite and Malachite from an unknown location.

Upper Left Specimen: 10  x  6  x  5 cm.  Weight: 358 grams. Radioactivity: 30,000 CPM and 12 mR/hr.

Upper Right Specimen: 4  x  6  x  5.5 cm.  Weight: 187 grams. Radioactivity: 15,000 CPM and 5 mR/hr.

Bottom Specimen: 10  x  4.5  x  2 cm.  Weight: 109 grams. Radioactivity: 10,000 CPM and 2.5 mR/hr.

Price for this set of three: $250. Shipping: $15.


Samarskite #76, #78, #79 and #80 from Black Cloud near Teller Colorado

Size: 4 x 3 x 1.5 cm. Weight: 47 grams. Surface radioactivity: 11,000 CPM and 3 mR/hr on a CDV-700.

Size: 4 x 3 x 1 cm. Weight: 23 grams. Surface radioactivity: 7,000 CPM and 1 mR/hr on a CDV-700. 

Sizes: 3 x 1 x 1 cm and 1 x 1 x 1. Total Weight: 10.5 grams. Total surface radioactivity: 7,000 CPM and 1 mR/hr on a CDV-700. 

Price for this set of four Samarskite specimens: $200. Shipping: $15.


Extremely Rare Collection of Ferro-Uranium

Extremely Rare Collection of Ferro-Uranium

Description: Rarely seen collection of Ferro-Uranium from a retired scientist

Size: Specimens are approximately 1/2 to 2 cm in size. Total Weight: 76 grams

Surface Radioactivity: 5,000 CPM and 1.5 mR/hr on a Ludlum Model 3 detector with a 44-9 probe placed at the surface of the specimens.   

Price: $1,000. Shipping: $15.


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