A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum


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

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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…

Agate Mortar and Pestle (1/3)
Physical DescriptionThere are three unique agate mortar and pestles at A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum. The largest mortar measures three centimeters in diameter at the base, while the matching pestle measures five centimeters in length. This mortar and…
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