Radium is a rare metal that is found in mines beneath a mountain in the Quadling Country of Oz.


It is an exquisite metal that resembles translucent frosted silver. The metal itself radiates a soft light. It is a medicine, too, and no one can ever be sick who lives near radium.


Ozma's Magic Picture was set into a radium frame. (Tik-Tok of Oz)

King Evardo gave Ozma a diadem of diamonds set in radium as a birthday present. (The Road to Oz)

The Horners spend all their time digging radium from their mines. (The Patchwork Girl of Oz)


There is a real-world element called Radium, which is silvery-white in color. It's also radioactive. It was discovered by Marie Curie a year after the writing of The Road to Oz.

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