TANTALUM pure element metal in glass vial==Attractive, affordable collecting

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 02, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

For sale in this auction is a small sample of the rare element Tantalum in a 1.5 inch glass vial with plastic stopper. Each vial will contain at least one gram of the element, except in cases where the element is very light. One of my favorites, there's a very slight pinkish tint to this metal used in medical instruments.

Though I offer a starting kit with 21 common elements, I will be offering more elements in these glass vials, the rarer ones each by themselves. These would include Beryllium, Boron, Dysprosium, Erbium, Gadolinium, Germanium, Hafnium, Holmium, Indium, Iridium (!), Lutetium, Niobium, Osmium, Palladium, Rhodium (!), Ruthenium, Samarium, Selenium, Tantalum, Tellurium, Thulium, Uranium (!!), Vanadium, Ytterbium, Yttrium and Zirconium.

See the high res scans; the first shows four sample vials in my hand and the second shows vials with Tantalum, Tellurium, Thulium, Tin and Titanium.

I have sold on eBay Rhodium, Platinum, Uranium, Thorium, Rhenium, Vanadium, Iridium and more. We are becoming apparently the main source on eBay of small samples of virtually every collectible element, save the gasses which we don't fiddle with. Contact me with any needs that we don't currently have listed, though we will handle everything through eBay (as per their policy!). We also offer element collections of various
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