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Mineral - Radio Detector, Carborundum, 1910-1930 Object Reg. No: ST 015605

Four pieces of carborundum, a dark coloured crystalline material used in a radio detector.
Four lumps of dark sparkling crystalline material and a display board on which the objects were formerly mounted.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from P. McElroy, 1925
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7 mm (Width), 17 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Approximate dimensions of larger lump.

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Tagged with: radios, abrasives, carborundum, radio detectors
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Display board: CARBORUNDUM
Date Used: 1910-1930

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