Chemical Formula:See AMBER
Crystal System: Amorphous
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
A variety of amber; Gedanite and gedano-succinite can be distinguished by their succinic acid content and by their IR spectra. Most of the presumed gedanites in the collection are, in fact, gedano-succinite;
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Intrinsic organic material
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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