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Artifact no.
1969.1002.001
Model
OERTLING'S ASSAY 9
Manufacturer
OERTLING
Manufacturer Location
London, England
Manufactured Date
Before 1935
Context Function
TO WEIGH COMMODITIES WHERE A HIGH DEGREE OF SENSITIVITY AND ACCURACY ARE REQUIRED
Context Canada
USED BY DR. MARCEL POCHON, AN ASSOCIATE OF MME. CURIE, BROUGHT TO CANADA & PORT HOPE BY THE LABINES OF ELDORADO MINING & REFINING CO. "TO GUIDE & SUPERVISE THE EXTRACTION OF RADIUM FROM PITCHBLENDE IN THE FIRST SUCH LAB. IN THIS COUNTRY". ON IT WAS WEIGHED THE FIRST CANADIAN RADIUM PRODUCED AT THE REFINERY IN PORT HOPE.
Description
METAL/ AGATE/ WOOD & GLASS CABINET
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Missing
NIL
Group 1
Metrology
Category 1
Mass/weight
Material
metal;wood;glass
Length
48.3 cm
Width
33.0 cm