Niobium

Niobium

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Description
The paper label on the container for this sample reads “S229 Nb Niobium / Frank Block - US Bur of Mines, Reno.” As an engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Frank Block (1922-2016) worked on the extraction and development of specialty metals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Mineral Sample
Niobium
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 2.5 cm; 3 7/8 in x in
overall: 2 7/8 in x 1 1/16 in; 7.3025 cm x 2.69875 cm
ID Number
1988.0329.37
catalog number
1988.0329.37
accession number
1988.0329
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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