[meteorite-list] RE: large, radioactive ebay brahins from chenobyl area

From: Pekka Savolainen <pekka.savolainen_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat Oct 23 15:44:08 2004
Message-ID: <417AB520.6080008_at_dlc.fi>

Well, I have 3 Geiger counters, but not radioactive meteorites...;-

I?m also a collector of minerals, and there are many, many minerals,
radioactive in the nature. Some slightly, like Columbite, some not so
slightly, like Uranite, these I keep in my garage, but my Brahins are
all in the house ;-


pekka s

Brennan Klose wrote:

> Hi All,
> I just want you all to know that it is nothing dangerous (radioactive)
> in all Brahin samples. Brahin meteorite fell long ago and all samples
> that were (and will be) found are from quite deep level under the
> surface (0.5-1.5 meters) where no radiation is. Some radiation is only
> on the surface in that area. My friends and I were several times
> there. But we are not enemies for our selves. The radiation is quite
> low in the area where the ellipse of Brahin is located. Temporary
> visiting that place is absolutely safety for health. Even several
> tenths of years you can live there. Just they made a border between
> living and not living areas on the level of 30 microrentgen/h. (The
> Brahin town is in the level of 36 microrentgen/h and people live
> there. They let cows eat the grass there and eat the meat and drink
> milk after without any doubt. Note, that a lot of Earth stones that
> were used to built big houses have more radiation level than all
> meteorites (including Brahin). We pass all the times the security in
> many airports of the world with Brahin. It impossible to carry
> radioactive goods on the plane! If you still not believe, get a Geiger
> counter, measure something at home and after bring it to one of the
> shows (or measure you own Brahin sample if you have already one).
> All the best.
> Serge
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