With nearly 200 illustrious color photos and electron micrographs this book is a must for anyone interested in Uranium and Thorium. The minerals are arranged geographically and by the conditions which created the radioactive elements. Then they are arranged into four broad sections which include: primary minerals, secondary minerals, other minerals containing essential uranium or thorium and minerals that may contain uranium or thorium as significant impurities. The author, Robert Lauf, Ph D, has worked over twenty years at Oak Ridge National Laboratory where he conducted research on topics like material synthesis, biomineralization, coal by-products, and nuclear fuel. He also has been granted over 40 U.S. patents for his inventions which have become successful products. The Introduction to Radioactive Minerals is a great introduction to the world of uranium and thorium for any serious student or collector. Informative & beautiful book, high quality illustrations on heavy gloss paper. 144 pages, Paperback.
Introduction to Radioactive Materials Book: $35.00