Chemical Formula:See CALCITE
Crystal System: Rhomboedric
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|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellow ||Strong||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
|Long Wave (365nm): ||Greenish white ||Very Strong|
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Chittenango Falls, NY, USA (bright yellow LW, less intense SW);
- Faylor quarry, Winfield, PA, USA (bright yellow LW, less intense SW);
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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