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Mineral - Radio Detector, Chalcopyrite, 1910-1930 Reg. No: ST 028669
- One piece of chalcopyrite (copper pyrites), a golden metallic material used in a radio detector. The piece are possibly artificial in origin. Chalcopyrite was used in association with zincite in the Perikon detector.
- One golden metallic piece and a display board on which the piece had previously been mounted.
- Acquisition Information:
- Purchase & Subsequent Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1973
|Dimensions:||11 mm (Width), 24 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||radios, radio detector crystals, carbon minerals, graphites|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Display board: CHALCOPYRITE/OR COPPER PYRITES/(A SULPHIDE OF COPPER AND IRON)|