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

Summary:
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
Description:
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)

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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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