Trinitite

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Genuine Trinitite specimens, atomite, or atom bomb glass. This exotic material is the result of the historic Trinity Test of the world's first atomic bomb. Trinitite is a glassy material that was created during the explosion as the desert sands fused into a radioactive glass. Similar by-products of nuclear reactions were created at Bikini Atoll, by the Soviets during various nuclear tests, and during events like Chernobyl, Three-Mile Island, and the recent Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown. See each individual item description for more details. You will also see other non-trinitite specimens offered here that are related to nuclear history, the Cold War, or radioactive minerals. This includes uranium ore, Cold War era artifacts, etc.


Frequently asked questions about Trinitite (legality, radioactivity, etc) -Trinitite FAQ.



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