[ RadSafe ] Thorium in gas lamps

John Andrews andrewsjp at chartertn.net
Wed Jun 21 19:57:08 CDT 2006

Mark Sonter wrote:

> Does anyone out there in Radsafeland know roughly how much thorium is 
> in a Coleman or similar lamp mantle?
> Mark Sonter
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Not much any more.  Most mantles currently being produced do not contain 
thorium.  I keep one for a source.  I won't say where it is.

John Andrews, Knoxville, Tennessee

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