A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

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A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

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Historic scientific instruments held by the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA.

Collection Items

Two-circle Contact Goniometer
Physical Description: The two-circle contact goniometer has a tripod brass base painted black. A small brass graduated disc is connected to the center of the base on a pedestal, and the center of this disc is allowed to rotate. A small pedestal is…

Crookes tube (X-ray generator)
Physical Description: The body of the Crookes tube instrument consists of a copper cube, in the center of a metal stand. The stand consists of a long tube with three legs protruding from the base. There are two additional tubes that extend beyond the…

Microscope Slides in Box
Physical Description These microscope slides are contained in a lightly colored oak box, featuring thin cuts of wood and brass hardware. The locking mechanism on the front of the box is made up of two rotating hooks on each side, located near the top…

Wooden Crystal Models - Tetragonal
Physical Description These crystal models are composed of light pearwood. Each model is precisely shaped with correct facets and angles to illustrate seven different groups of crystal structures: isometric, tetragonal, hexagonal, orthorhombic,…

Wooden Crystal Models - Triclinic/Trigonal unpaired
Physical Description These crystal models are composed of a lightly colored Pearwood. Each model is precisely shaped with correct angles to illustrate various examples of seven different groups of crystal structures: isometric, tetragonal, hexagonal,…

Wooden Crystal Models - Monoclinic/Triclinic
Physical Description These crystal models are composed of a lightly colored Pearwood. Each model is precisely shaped with correct angles to illustrate various examples of seven different groups of crystal structures: isometric, tetragonal, hexagonal,…

Wooden Crystal Models - Twins
Physical Description These crystal models are composed of a lightly colored Pearwood. Each model is precisely shaped with correct angles to illustrate various examples of seven different groups of crystal structures: isometric, tetragonal, hexagonal,…

Wooden Crystal Models - Hexagonal
Physical Description These crystal models are composed of a lightly colored Pearwood. Each model is precisely shaped with correct angles to illustrate various examples of seven different groups of crystal structures: isometric, tetragonal, hexagonal,…

Wooden Crystal Models - Tetrahedral
Physical Description These crystal models are composed of a lightly colored Pearwood. Each model is precisely shaped with correct angles to illustrate various examples of seven different groups of crystal structures: isometric, tetragonal, hexagonal,…

Richter Drafting Set
Physical Description This Richter drafting set has an original wooden case covered in a thin black leather and shaped with brass wire. The top of the case is stamped in gold with a company logo reading: “Pracision|E.O. Richter & Co; Arctic Coal…
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