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Offline Anik R

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ZBS neodymium vase... with manganese or uranium?
« on: February 12, 2012, 06:15:35 AM »
It's not often that I get a piece of glass which glows... however, this morning, as I was looking at some of my glass and playing with my torch, I was surprised to see that one of my Zelezny Brod neodymium pieces shines a milky green.  Is the glow that of manganese or uranium?  

I know someone will able to enlighten me. Greatly appreciated. :)
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Re: ZBS neodymium vase... with maganese or uranium?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2012, 06:38:23 AM »
I think it's the glow of manganese.  My ZBS neodymium fish also glows a milky green, as does my blue dolphin, only less apparently.
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Re: ZBS neodymium vase... with manganese or uranium?
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2012, 01:35:44 PM »
It's not uranium, so probably manganese


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Re: ZBS neodymium vase... with manganese or uranium?
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2012, 02:05:21 PM »
Thank you, Christine.  :kissy:
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