Loch Lomond Radium Works

56°00′08″N 4°34′50″W / 56.00222°N 4.58056°W / 56.00222; -4.58056 Loch Lomond Radium Works was a company founded by John Stewart MacArthur in 1911 as the Radium Works in Halton, Cheshire, England. The company moved to Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland in 1915. The company produced radium for use in medicine and for radioluminescent paint until it was closed down in 1927.[1][2][3][4][5]

References Edit

  1. ^ Messel, Rudolph (1920). "Obituary". Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry. 39 (9): R160–R162. doi:10.1002/jctb.5000390905. ISSN 0368-4075.
  2. ^ David Harvie (2005). Deadly Sunshine: The History and Fatal Legacy of Radium. Tempus. ISBN 978-0-7524-3395-0.
  3. ^ Roger F. Robison (1 December 2014). Mining and Selling Radium and Uranium. Springer. pp. 95–. ISBN 978-3-319-11830-7.
  4. ^ "MacArthur, Johns. Loch Lomond Radium Works, Balloch, Dumbartshire". Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow. 51: 1800.
  5. ^ Robison, Roger F. (2015). "European Radium Sales". Mining and Selling Radium and Uranium. pp. 83–107. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-11830-7_4. ISBN 978-3-319-11829-1.