Mineral - Radio Detector, Zincite, 1910-1930 Object Reg. No: ST 028668

One piece of dull blackish grey crystalline material, Zincite, Zinc Oxide, used in radios. Possibly artificial in origin.

Zincite was used with either Chalcopyrite or Bornite in Perikon detector
One piece of charcoal coloured material.
Acquisition Information:
Purchase & Subsequent Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1973
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 28 mm (Width), 36 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: radios, radio detector crystals, zinc minerals, zincite
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Date Used: 1910-1930

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