Kōrero: Radioactive minerals

Uranium ice cream

Uranium ice cream

Anyone who could capitalise on the discovery of radioactivity advertised their services, including a pilot offering airborne radioactive surveys. Even the local ice-cream factory got into the act, offering uranium ice cream in November 1955. There is no record of its colour or taste, and it does not appear to have been on sale outside the West Coast.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Grey River Argus, 23 November 1955

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Radioactive minerals - West Coast uranium rush, 1955–56', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/4787/uranium-ice-cream (accessed 27 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Rebecca Priestley, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006