Chemical Formula: K2ZrSi3O9 H2O
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|Short Waves (254 nm): || Greenish Yellow |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Colorless to pale coffee-colored prismatic kostylevite crystals reaching nearly 2mm, strongly fluorescent (yellow-green, SW UV, and easy to spot as a result!)
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Koashva Mine, Khibiny, Kola Pen., Russia ;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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