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Radioactive graphite bricks

From: Anne-Laurence Dupont <a-dupont>
Date: Wednesday, April 21, 1999
Craig Deller <craig [at] deller__com> writes

>I had written a post earlier (Instance: 12:76, Friday, March 26,
>1999) looking for people who had worked on radioactive materials of
>an historic nature

The Musee Curie, hosting Marie Curie's chemistry laboratory had  to
deal back in 1981 with the issue of 'decontaminating' radioactive
scientific instruments and other artefacts of historic value such as
a box (wood and lead) that had contained one gram of radium in 1921.
You can find information on the Muse Curie at

Anne-Laurence Dupont
Conservation Science Fellow
National Gallery of Art
Washington DC 20565
Fax: 202-842-6886

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Received on Wednesday, 21 April, 1999

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