Chemical Formula: NaBePO4
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Weak||Mid waves (320 nm): || Greenish white ||Weak||Short Waves (254 nm): || Greenish white ||Medium|
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Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Could be an alteration (herderite + hyalite?) because the green fluorescence seems to be on the surface or in the cracks...
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Chhappu, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan;
- Dara-e-Pech, Louristan, Pakistan;
- Paprok, Kunar Province, Afghanistan;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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