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Mineral - Radio Detector, Chalcopyrite, 1910-1930 Object Reg. No: ST 028669

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11 mm (Width), 24 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: radios, radio detector crystals, carbon minerals, graphites
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Display board: CHALCOPYRITE/OR COPPER PYRITES/(A SULPHIDE OF COPPER AND IRON)
Date Used: 1910-1930

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