Database of luminescent Minerals


hydrocarbon


Chemical Formula:

Familly: Organic

Status: NR

Mineral for Display: No

Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.):  RAVITE (?)

Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Bluish White
Short Waves (254 nm):      Bluish White
Other colors LW:                    
Yellowish White , Tawn , Greenish white , Yellowish ,
Other colors SW:                    
Yellowish White , Tawn , Greenish white , Yellowish ,

Daylight Picture


Hydrocarbone, Washington, USA;

Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Long Waves Picture (365nm)


Hydrocarbone, Washington, USA;
UVLW
Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


Hydrocarbone, Washington, USA;
UVSW
Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

 

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


No Data

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: Organic impurities

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

490nm, 512nm, 552nm, 596nm


Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin


Best Locality for luminescence(*):


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


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


  http://www.mindat.org/show.php?name=Hydrocarbon

  http://webmineral.com/data/Hydrocarbon.shtml

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