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HANDLING RADIOACTIVE SPECIMENS IN MINERAL COLLECTIONS

In 1996, in response to concerns expressed by SMMP members and others regarding the proper handling of natural specimens of radioactive minerals, members produced the reports below on behalf of their institutions.

RADIOACTIVE SPECIMENS IN MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

PROCEDURES FOR MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE MINERAL SPECIMENS
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, Golden, CO, USA

RULES FOR THE STORAGE, HANDLING AND DISPLAY OF RADIOACTIVE GEOLOGICAL SPECIMENS
Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, UK


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