Chemical Formula: K2Ca3[(UO2)(CO3)3]2 7H2O
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Bluish Green ||Strong||Allways (Intrinsic)||Mid waves (320 nm): || Bluish Green ||Strong||Allways (Intrinsic)||Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish Green ||Strong||Allways (Intrinsic)|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
No phosphorescence seen by naked eye whatever the type of UV
Línekite exhibits intense bluish green luminescenceunder both short- (254 nm) and long-wave (366 nm) UV radiation.
RGB: 35, 255, 135 (approximatively calculated from the spectrum)
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
Peaks in the spectrum (nm):
UO22+: 467 483 503 525 548 574 602nm
To the spectrum gallery (2 spectra in the gallery)
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Geschieber vein, Svornost Mine (Einigkeit Mine), Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District, Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic ;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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