Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula:See TUGTUPITE

Status: NR

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Orange Red Very Strong
Mid waves (320 nm):      Orange Strong
Short Waves (254 nm):      Pinkish White Medium

Daylight Picture

TUGTUPITE variety "tugtulite"
Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;

Long Waves Picture (365nm)

TUGTUPITE variety "tugtulite", UVLW
Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)

TUGTUPITE variety "tugtulite", UVSW
Ilimaussaq Complex, Greenland;


Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:

UV Type Color Intensity Observation Frequency
Short Waves (254 nm): Yellowish White

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

Most Common Activator: S2-

No spectrum for the moment

Best Locality for luminescence(*):

(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence

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