Mineral - Radio Detector, Bornite, 1910-1930 Object Reg. No: ST 028664

Piece of bornite (copper and iron sulphide), a green blue coloured crystalline material used in a radio detector. The piece are possibly artificial in origin. Bornite was used in association with zincite in the Perikon detector.
One small green blue coloured crystalline material.
Acquisition Information:
Purchase & Subsequent Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1973
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 6 mm (Length), 15 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: radios, radio detector crystals, copper minerals, bornite
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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