Chemical Formula: C20H32O2
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Bluish White ||Medium|
|Other colors LW: || |
Greenish white ,
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Natural cyclic hydrocarbon
Found in a peat digging associated with some resin fluo cream giving sometimes a greenish aspect to the fluorescence of refikite.
Clear single crystals are much less fluorescent than groups of crystals.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Intrinsic organic material
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- From Mont orio al Vomano, 10 km southwest of Teramo, Abruzzi, Italy;
- Found near Kolbermoor, Bavaria, Germany;
- Peat digging near Bad Feilnbach, Bavaria, Germany;
- V Borkách peat deposit, Krásno (Schönfeld), Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Luminescent Spectra of Minerals, Boris S. Gorobets and Alexandre A. Rogojine, Moscow, 2002 ,
Luminescence Reference on internet:
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