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Mineral - Radio Detector, Rutile, 1910-1920 Reg. No: ST 028795
- Two pieces of rutile, a crystalline material used in a radio detector. Rutile is mainly Titanium oxide, its properties were discovered by George Washington Pierce about 1906.
- Two brownish lumps with a display board on which they had previously been mounted.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from J. Liddy, 1973
|Dimensions:||19 mm (Length), 9 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Approximate dimensions of each lump.|
|Tagged with:||radios, radio detectors, rutile, titanium minerals|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Display board: RUTILE/TITANIUM DIOXIDE|
|References:||G. W. Pierce from Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._W._Pierce|