Lijst van fluorescerende mineralen


Scheikundige formule: Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2

Familie: Silicaten

Status: IMA-GP

Kristal Systeem: Cubisch

Mineraal om tentoon te stellen: Ja

Fluorescerende variëteiten:  hackmaniteyooperlite


UV Type Kleur Intensiteit Frequentie van de observatie
Lange Golven (365nm):      Oranje Zeer sterkSoms
Korte Golven(254 nm):      Gelig wit Middelmatig
Andere kleuren lange golven:                              
Gelig wit , Oranje geel , Rood , Violet rood , Violet roos , Roze ,
Andere kleuren korte golven:                         
Oranje , Violet rood , Violet roos , Zalm roos , Groen ,

Daglicht foto

Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;

Lange golf foto (365nm)

Sodalite, UV LW orange;
Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;

Korte golf foto (254nm)

Sodalite, UV SW orange red ;
Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;


Foto galerij:


     Naar de volledige galerij (7 beelden in totaal)

Fosforescentie (in de algemene betekenis) zien met het blote oog:

UV Type Kleur Intensity Observation Frequency
Lange golven(365nm): Blauw wit SterkSoms
Korte golven (254 nm): Blauw wit Zeer sterkSoms

Tenebrescencie: Ja

Sodalite, left before and right after exposition to SW (tenebrescence);
Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;

Thermoluminescencie: Ja


HACKMANITE : strongly tenebrescent variety of sodalite
From Mont Saint-Hillaire, certain sodalite fluoresces yellow. The response is seen under SW and MW, weaker under LW. Build-up is slow but becomes bright.

Activator en spectrum:

Voornaamste Activator: S2-

Andere activatoren: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) (onzuiverheden) , Fe3+ , Mn2+ ,

Pieks in het spectrum (nm):

S2- : 587, 608, 628, 653, 677, 707, 732nm

Fe3+? repl. Al3+ : 687-720nm 

(UO2)2+ : 495, 515, 537nm

Mn2+ repl. Na+ : 650nm

Spectrum: Michael Gaft, Petah Tikva, Israel. Plot: Institute of Mineralogy, University of Vienna, Austria, with permission of the authors.


  Vers la galerie de spectres (2 spectres au total)

Commentaar over activators en spectra:

Some time Green Luminescence due to uranium impurities;


Cathodoluminescence: intensive greenish-blue or yellow-green or orange.


The photoluminescence and excitation spectra of sodalites from Greenland, Canada and Xinjiang (China) are observed at 300 and 10 K in detail. The features of the emission and excitation spectra of the orange-yellow fluorescence of these sodalites are independent of the locality. The emission spectra at 300 and 10 K consist of a broad band with a series of peaks and a maximum peak at 648 and 645.9 nm, respectively. The excitation spectra obtained by monitoring the orange-yellow fluorescence at 300 and 10 K consist of a main band with a peak at 392 nm. The luminescence efficiency of the heat-treated sodalite from Xinjiang is about seven times as high as that of untreated natural sodalite. The emission spectrum of the S2 − center in sodalite at 10 K consists of a band with a clearly resolved structure with a series of maxima spaced about 560 cm−1 (20–25 nm) apart. Each narrow band at 10 K shows a fine structure consisting of a small peak due to the stretching vibration of the isotopic species of 32S34S−, a main peak due to that of the isotopic species of 32S2 − and five peaks due to phonon sidebands of the main peak. (see Aierken Sidike, Alifu Sawuti, Xiang-Ming Wang, Heng-Jiang Zhu, S. Kobayashi, I. Kusachi, N. Yamashita, Fine structure in photoluminescence spectrum of S2 center in sodalite, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, September 2007, Volume 34, Issue 7, pp 477–484 )

The emission and excitation spectra of yellow luminescence due to S2 in scapolites (from Canada and  from an unknown locality) were observed at 300, 80 and 10 K. Emission and excitation bands at 10 K showed vibronic structures with a series of maxima spaced 15–30 and 5–9 nm, respectively. The relative efficiency of yellow luminescence from scapolite #2 was increased up to 117 times by heat treatment at 1,000°C for 2 h in air. The enhancement of yellow luminescence by heat treatment was ascribed to the alteration of SO32− and SO4 2− to S2 in scapolite. (see Aierken Sidike, I. Kusachi, S. Kobayashi, K. Atobe, N. Yamashita, Photoluminescence spectra of S2 center in natural and heat-treated scapolites, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, April 2008, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 137–145 )


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