Chemical Formula: Na2 Li Al F6
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White ||Weak|
|Other colors SW: || |
Pale Yellow , Orangy yellow , Yellowish ,
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Zapot pegmatite, Gillis Range, Fitting District, Mineral Co., Nevada, USA;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
Luminescence Reference on internet:
- Simmonsite, Na2LiAlF6, a new mineral from the Zapot amazonite-topazzinnwaldite pegmatite, Hawthorne, Nevada, U.S.A.,
- EUGENE E. FOORD, American Mineralogist, Volume 84, pages 769–772, 1999
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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