Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula: Na6Ca2Al6Si6O24(CO3)2

Familly: Carbonates

Status: IMA-GP

Crystal System: Hexagonal

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Yellowish White
Short Waves (254 nm):      Orangy yellow
Other colors LW:          
Dark Orange /Tawn , Tawn ,
Other colors SW:               
Dark Orange /Tawn , Tawn , Green ,

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

No Data


A complex mineral, a sodium alumino-silicate oxide carbonate sulfate hydrate, is reported from the Alluaiv region of the Lovozero massif, Russia. It is reported to occur in pockets to 15mm, and to be transparent with a bright lilac color. Fl. is bright yellow, but the UV band is not stated. The cancrinite group.

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

No data

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