Trinitite Lot, Vial of Fragments, Manhattan Project, 12g

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This is a glass vial filled with 11 grams of trinitite fragments collected from ground zero of the historic Trinity Test. This would make a fine addition to any Manhattan Project collection or display. 

Now is your chance to own a piece of human history - a relic from the day mankind mastered the atom and opened the pandora's box of nuclear power. This is the very same material that was generated on the day that the famous physicist Robert Oppenheimer uttered his historic quote - "Now I am become death, destroyer of worlds."

Refer to the photos. The black centimeter cube is shown for scale and is not included. You are purchasing the vial of trinitite shown. The vial measures approx. 2.5 inches tall and .75 inches in diameter (64mm x 19mm). There are many dozens of small fragments that weigh a total of 11 grams. Your purchase will include an information sheet about trinitite and it's history.

A few more words about the safety and legality of Trinitite :

All of the most harmful radioactive materials in Trinitite have long since decayed into less-harmful decay products. Trinitite emits very little radioactivity now and the majority of it is blocked by the glass jar. For more information about the history and safety of trinitite, see my Trinitite FAQ file -

 Just to be clear for everyone - it is legal to own this material and it is legal to sell this material. It is *not* legal to go to the Trinity site today, hop the fence, and dig up more material. All of the Trinitite on the market was gathered before the prohibition.

CAUTION - Keep trinitite away from children, pets, or curious hands. This is considered a collectible for advanced mineral collectors of radioactive ores and related materials.