Chemical Formula: NaNbO3
Familly: Oxides and hydroxides
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Orange |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
From the Kola peninsula, a sodium niobium oxide. Fluoresces orange.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Eu3+
Peaks in the spectrum (nm):
Eu3+? repl. Ca2+: 610nm
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Salanlatva, Kola peninsula, Russia;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Luminescent Spectra of Minerals, Boris S. Gorobets and Alexandre A. Rogojine, Moscow, 2002 ,
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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