It's Radioactive! - June 2012 Sea Glass Photo Contest

by Susan Sinclair
(Southern, MD)

It's Radioactive! - June 2012 Sea Glass Photo Contest

It's Radioactive! - June 2012 Sea Glass Photo Contest

~ submitted by Susan Sinclair - Southern, MD

Where was this photo taken?

Solomons Island, MD

Date, time of day, and weather conditions?

Late Winter/Early Spring 2012

What were your feelings or impressions when taking this photo?

I found what I thought was Vaseline glass and held it up to a black light and it wasn't.

Curious, I went through my entire collection and a hidden gem awaited me! 

This piece has small amounts of uranium, which make it glow. 

The piece is an odd greenish/yellow color.  Be on the lookout for these pieces and invest in a black light! 

What kind of camera and/or lens did you use?


~ submitted by Susan Sinclair - Southern, MD


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